Definition of Put forward
1. Verb. Put before. "They put forward that there was a traffic accident "; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"
Generic synonyms: Advise, Propose, Suggest
Derivative terms: Statement, Statement, Submission
2. Verb. Insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized. "Women should assert themselves more!"
Generic synonyms: Acquit, Bear, Behave, Carry, Comport, Conduct, Deport
Derivative terms: Assertive
3. Verb. Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic. "Call down the spirits from the mountain"
Specialized synonyms: Anathemise, Anathemize, Bedamn, Beshrew, Curse, Damn, Imprecate, Maledict, Bless
Generic synonyms: Create, Make
Related verbs: Call Forth, Evoke, Kick Up, Provoke
Derivative terms: Conjuration, Conjuration, Conjurer, Conjuring, Conjuror, Conjury, Evocation, Invocation, Invocation
4. Verb. Propose as a candidate for some honor.
Generic synonyms: Nominate, Propose
Derivative terms: Nomination, Nomination, Nomination, Nominative, Nominator
Definition of Put forward
1. Verb. (idiomatic) To propose for consideration. ¹
2. Verb. (idiomatic transitive) To change the time in a time zone to a later time. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Put Forward
Literary usage of Put forward
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"When the king chose Shelburne as prime minister, they refused to follow nun, and put forward the incompetent duke of Portland аз their candidate for the ..."
2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, John Innes Clark Hare, Horace Binney Wallace (1845)
"... bound, in the course of their business as carriers, by the .. contract of the agent whom they put forward as having the ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"In 1868 his name was put forward in the Cortes as a candidate for the throne, but the proposal was unsuccessful and the closing years of his life were spent ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... suggestion was put forward that the bishops of the two hierarchies of America and England, of whom the large majority trace their spiritual descent to ..."