Definition of Proposal

1. Noun. Something proposed (such as a plan or assumption).




2. Noun. An offer of marriage.
Exact synonyms: Marriage Offer, Marriage Proposal, Proposal Of Marriage
Specialized synonyms: Question
Generic synonyms: Offer, Offering
Derivative terms: Propose

3. Noun. The act of making a proposal. "They listened to her proposal"
Exact synonyms: Proposition
Generic synonyms: Speech Act
Specialized synonyms: Presentation
Derivative terms: Propose, Propose

Definition of Proposal

1. 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.

Definition of Proposal

1. 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. ¹

2. Noun. (legal) The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Proposal

1. something that is proposed [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proposal

proportionated
proportionately
proportionateness
proportionates
proportionating
proportionator
proportionators
proportioned
proportioner
proportioning
proportionless
proportionment
proportionments
proportions
propos'd
proposal (current term)
proposal of marriage
proposals
propose
propose a toast
proposed
proposer
proposers
proposes
proposing
proposita
propositi
propositional
propositional attitude

Literary usage of Proposal

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1. Principles of the Law of Contract by William Reynell Anson, Orlando Wesley Aldrich (1880)
"Dtu or it is in effect a counter proposal. ™'.'14 Pet A proposed to sell a property ... A was no longer ready to adhere to his original proposal and X and ..."

2. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1907)
"It must not be supposed that 'elucidation — proposal* and 'proposal — elucidation ' give ... The other case, that of elucidation — proposal, is not of this ..."

3. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"she would not hear of; but she was not so unwilling to comply with their brother's proposal ; and it was settled that Mr Jones should be sent for early in ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"The proposal was directed against Austria, as concerned in the Italian ... The proposal for a congress was received with suspicion by all the Powers, ..."

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