Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of proposing.
  • noun A plan that is proposed.
  • noun An offer of marriage.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.
  • noun Offer or presentation to the mind; statement.
  • noun 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.
  • noun In solo whist, a bid to take eight tricks with the assistance of a partner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun That which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions proposed; offer
  • noun (Law) The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun 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.
  • noun law The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)
  • noun an offer of marriage
  • noun the act of making a proposal

Etymologies

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propose +‎ -al

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