propound


propound
I verb advance, advocate, allege, argue, aver, contend, exhibit, hypothesize, introduce, lay before, maintain, make a motion, moot, move, offer, pose, posit, postulate, predicate, present, proffer, project, propose, put forth, put forward, recommend, set forth, submit, suggest, tender, throw out, voice associated concepts: propound the law II index adduce, admonish (advise), advocate, allege, annunciate, argue, assert, avouch (avow), avow, bear (adduce), claim (maintain), defend, hold (decide), issue (publish), offer (propose), posit, postulate, proffer, propose, submit (give), utter

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


propound
To offer or propose. To form or put forward an item, plan, or idea for discussion and ultimate acceptance or rejection.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


propound
To offer or propose. To form or put forward an item, plan, or idea for discussion and ultimate acceptance or rejection.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • Propound — Pro*pound , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Propounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Propounding}.] [From earlier propone, L. proponere, propositum, to set forth, propose, propound; pro for, before + ponere to put. See {Position}, and cf. {Provost}.] 1. To offer for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • propound — [prə pound′, prōpound′] vt. [altered < PROPONE] to put forward for consideration; propose propounder n …   English World dictionary

  • propound — 1530s, variant of M.E. proponen to put forward (late 14c.), from L. proponere put forward, declare, from pro before (see PRO (Cf. pro )) + ponere to put (see POSITION (Cf. position)). Perhaps influenced in form by compound, expound …   Etymology dictionary

  • propound — *propose, pose Analogous words: *ask, question, query: state (see RELATE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • propound — ► VERB ▪ put forward (an idea, theory, etc.) for consideration. DERIVATIVES propounder noun. ORIGIN Latin proponere put forward …   English terms dictionary

  • propound — UK [prəˈpaʊnd] / US verb [transitive] Word forms propound : present tense I/you/we/they propound he/she/it propounds present participle propounding past tense propounded past participle propounded formal to offer an idea or theory for other… …   English dictionary

  • propound — transitive verb Etymology: alteration of earlier propone, from Middle English (Scots) proponen, from Latin proponere to display, propound, from pro before + ponere to put, place more at pro , position Date: 1537 to offer for discussion or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • propound — propounder, n. /preuh pownd /, v.t. to put forward or offer for consideration, acceptance, or adoption; set forth; propose: to propound a theory. [1545 55; later var. of ME propone (see PROPONE) < L proponere to set forth, equiv. to pro PRO 1 +… …   Universalium

  • propound — pro•pound [[t]prəˈpaʊnd[/t]] v. t. to put forward or offer for consideration, acceptance, or adoption; set forth; propose: to propound a theory[/ex] • Etymology: 1545–55; later var. of ME propone (see propone) < L prōpōnere to set forth… …   From formal English to slang

  • propound — To offer; to propose. An executor or other person is said to propound a will when he takes proceedings for obtaining probate solemn form …   Black's law dictionary


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