American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act of proposing.
- n. A plan that is proposed.
- n. An offer of marriage.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A proposition, plan, or scheme offered for acceptance; a scheme or design; in the plural, terms or conditions proposed: as, to make proposals for a treaty of peace; to make a proposal of marriage.
- n. Offer or presentation to the mind; statement.
- n. In law, a statement in writing of some special matter submitted to the consideration of a master in Chancery, pursuant to an order made upon an application ex parte, or a decretal order of the court.
- n. In solo whist, a bid to take eight tricks with the assistance of a partner.
- n. That which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions proposed; offer; as, to make proposals for a treaty of peace; to offer proposals for erecting a building; to make proposals of marriage.
- n. law The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. That which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions proposed; offer.
- n. (Law) The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract.
- n. something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)
- n. an offer of marriage
- n. the act of making a proposal
- propose + -al (Wiktionary)
“The green bin proposal is part of a larger plan to help Toronto divert 70 percent of garbage from landfills by 2010.”
“When you write "The argument that the proposal is an anti-homeless/anti-poor measure is both in contradiction to the evident facts and extremely insulting.", what facts are you talking about, and who is the argument insulting to?”
“The argument that the proposal is an anti-homeless/anti-poor measure is both in contradiction to the evident facts and extremely insulting.”
“The marathon public comment session went for over two hours, as homeless advocates and downtown business leaders brought up familiar points — that the proposal would make downtown considerably safer for pedestrians, and that the proposal is an infringement on civil liberties.”
“Mr. Windsor said that the proposal is attracting "quite a degree of concern" among his rural-based constituents, although he has no definitive view on the deal at this stage.”
“The infrastructure bank envisioned in the proposal is also likely to be limited to transportation.”
“This proposal is another bank bailout not borrower relief.”
“I think the most radical (and potentially valuable) component of this proposal is the LOR, not EOR, of the crew with their descent vehicle.”
“But the Obama proposal is also a serious political threat to the Republican Party.”
“Brower says the proposal is a win-win for the community and the maritime businesses he represents.”
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