proposer


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pro·pose

 (prə-pōz′)
v. pro·posed, pro·pos·ing, pro·pos·es
v.tr.
1. To put forward for consideration, discussion, or adoption; suggest: propose a change in the law.
2. To recommend (a person) for a position, office, or membership; nominate.
3. To offer (a toast to be drunk).
4. To make known as one's intention; purpose or intend: proposed to buy and run a farm.
v.intr.
To form or make a proposal, especially of marriage.

[Middle English proposen, from Old French proposer, alteration (influenced by poser, to put, place) of Latin prōpōnere : prō-, forth; see pro-1 + pōnere, to put; see apo- in Indo-European roots.]

pro·pos′er n.
Synonyms: propose, pose1, propound, submit
These verbs mean to present something for consideration or discussion: proposes a solution; posed many questions; propound a theory; submits a plan.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proposer - someone who advances a suggestion or proposal; "the suggester of this absurd strategy was a fool"
conceiver, mastermind, originator - someone who creates new things
2.proposer - (parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion
parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure, rules of order, order - a body of rules followed by an assembly
nominator - someone who proposes a candidate for appointment or election
conceiver, mastermind, originator - someone who creates new things
Translations

proposer

[prəˈpəʊzəʳ] N [of motion] → proponente mf

proposer

[prəˈpəʊzər] n (British) [motion] → auteur m

proposer

n (in debate) → Antragsteller(in) m(f); if you want to stand for the committee you’ll have to find a proposerwenn Sie sich in den Ausschuss wählen lassen wollen, müssen Sie jemanden finden, der Sie vorschlägt

proposer

[prəˈpəʊzəʳ] n (Brit) (of motion) → proponente m/f
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People in general thought him a lunatic, and blamed his Reform Club friends for having accepted a wager which betrayed the mental aberration of its proposer.
'Wouldn't it have as good an effect if the proposer or seconder did that?' said the Honourable Samuel Slumkey.
As, on the one hand, the form of the provision would not fulfil the intent of its proposers, so, on the other, if I apprehend that intent rightly, it would be in itself inexpedient.
Elated at Prime Minister Modi's visit to Varanasi to thank voters, another proposer Prof Annapurna Shukla, said, "We are proud of him and happy to see him again in Varanasi as Prime Minister.
The ECP has informed presidential candidates to appear along with their proposer and seconder before the Commission in Islamabad at 10:00 a.m.
In the standard form of the UG, a proposer is assigned a sum of money to divide between himself or herself and a responder, and the responder can accept or reject the allocation.
Representing Flint High School were Erica Roberts (chairperson), Kate John (speaker) and Carys Watchorn (proposer of the vote of thanks), and their topic was mental health.
In a 18-page verdict issued here on Wednesday, the bench declared that nomination papers of a candidate were liable to reject, if the proposer or the seconder was not from the same constituency in which the elections were being held.
"They met me and requested me to become a proposer for Modi.
The first player, the proposer, was free to offer any part of the total to the other player, the responder.