Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb put_forward

4 senses of put forward

Sense 1
submit, state, put forward, posit -- (put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty")
       => propose, suggest, advise -- (make a proposal, declare a plan for something; "the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax")

Sense 2
assert, put forward -- (insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized; "Women should assert themselves more!")
       => behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry -- (behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times")

Sense 3
raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth -- (summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 4
nominate, put up, put forward -- (propose as a candidate for some honor)
       => nominate, propose -- (put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position; "The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission")

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