HyperDic: proposition

English > 6 senses of the word proposition:
NOUNcommunicationproposition(logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
communicationproposition, suggestion, proffera proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
communicationpropositionan offer for a private bargain (especially a request for sexual / sexual favors)
communicationproposition, proposalthe act of making a proposal
actpropositiona task to be dealt with
VERBcommunicationpropositionsuggest sex to
proposition > pronunciation
Soundspraa.pahzih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > proposition: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaning(logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false.
CategorylogicThe branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
PartstermOne of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition
Narroweraxiom(logic) a proposition that is not susceptible of proof or disproof
conclusion, ratiocinationThe proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)
converseA proposition obtained by conversion
lemmaA subsidiary proposition that is assumed to be true in order to prove another proposition
negation(logic) a proposition that is true if and only if another proposition is false
particular, particular proposition(logic) a proposition that asserts something about some (but not all) members of a class
postulate, posit(logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
theoremA proposition deducible from basic postulates
universal, universal proposition(logic) a proposition that asserts something of all members of a class
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishproposición
Catalanproposició
English > proposition: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA proposal offered for acceptance or rejection.
Synonymssuggestion, proffer
Narrowerhint, intimation, breathAn indirect suggestion
overture, advance, approach, feelerA tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
touch, trace, ghostA suggestion of some quality
BroaderproposalSomething proposed (such as a plan or assumption / assumption)
Spanishofrecimiento, proposición, propuesta, sugerencia
Catalanproposició, proposta, suggeriment
Verbsproposepresent for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.
English > proposition: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningAn offer for a private bargain (especially a request for sexual / sexual favors).
Broaderoffer, offeringSomething offered (as a proposal or bid)
Spanishoferta, proposición, propuesta
Verbspropositionsuggest sex to
English > proposition: 6 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe act of making a proposal.
Synonymproposal
NarrowerpresentationThe act of presenting a proposal
Broaderspeech actThe use of language to perform some act
Spanishproposición
Catalanproposició
Verbsproposemake a proposal, declare a plan for something
English > proposition: 6 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA task to be dealt with.
Example"securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition"
Broaderundertaking, project, task, laborAny piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
English > proposition: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningSuggest sex to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"She was propositioned by a stranger at the party"
Broaderpropose, suggest, advisemake a proposal, declare a plan for something
Spanishinsinuarse, tirar los tejos
Catalaninsinuar-se
Nounspropositionan offer for a private bargain (especially a request for sexual / sexual favors)

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