proposeverbuk /prəˈpəʊz/ us /-ˈpoʊz/
propose verb (SUGGEST)
- Someone proposed a motion to increase the membership fee to £500 a year.
- Critics of the president have been pouring scorn on the plan ever since it was first proposed.
- Now, if you'd all please raise your glasses, I'd like to propose a toast to the bride and groom.
- She proposes an exchange of contracts at two o'clock.
- What the government is proposing encroaches on the rights of individuals.
propose verb (INTEND)
- They called a demonstration to protest against proposed job cuts.
- The proposed new exam system has been vigorously opposed by teachers.
- There is a lot of opposition to the proposed changes.
- The proposed reforms include making secondary education compulsory up to the age of 18.
- The survey found a wide spread of opinion over the proposed new building.