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Definitions of proposition

  1. the act of making a proposal; "they listened to her proposal" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. suggest sex to; "She was propositioned by a stranger at the party" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a task to be dealt with; "securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. an offer for a private bargain (especially a request for sexual favors) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. The act of setting or placing before; the act of offering. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. That which is proposed; that which is offered, as for consideration, acceptance, or adoption; a proposal; as, the enemy made propositions of peace; his proposition was not accepted. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. A statement of religious doctrine; an article of faith; creed; as, the propositions of Wyclif and Huss. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. A complete sentence, or part of a sentence consisting of a subject and predicate united by a copula; a thought expressed or propounded in language; a from of speech in which a predicate is affirmed or denied of a subject; as, snow is white. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. A statement in terms of a truth to be demonstrated, or of an operation to be performed. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. That which is offered or affirmed as the subject of the discourse; anything stated or affirmed for discussion or illustration. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. The part of a poem in which the author states the subject or matter of it. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. That which is offered for consideration; proposal; a complete sentence, or one that affirms or denies something; in mathematics, a theorem or problem for solution. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Propositional. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. A placing before: offer of terms: the act of stating anything: that which is stated: (gram. and logic) a complete sentence, or one which affirms or denies something: (math.) a theorem or problem to be demonstrated or solved. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. Anything proposed; offer of terms; statement to be proved. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. Something proposed; a statement to be proved; the act of proposing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. A statement forming a complete sentence. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. That which is proposed or offered for consideration or adoption; a proposal; a statement; a sentence in which something is affirmed or denied; a theorem or a problem. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. That which is proposed or offered for consideration or acceptance; an offer of terms; in math., a theorem or problem for demonstration or solution; that which is offered or affirmed; the first part of a poem or discourse in which the subject of it is stated; in gram. and logic, a sentence, or part of one, consisting of a subject, a predicate, and a copula; a form of speech in which the predicate is affirmed or denied of a subject. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. A single logical sentence; also an offer to do a thing. See Perry v. Dwelling House Ins. Co., 07 N. II. 291, 33 Atl. 731. OS Am. St. Rep. OGS; Hubbard v. Woodsum, 87 Me. 88, 32 Atl. 802. thelawdictionary.org
  23. prop-[=o]-zish'un, n. a placing before: offer of terms: that which is proposed: the act of stating anything: that which is stated: (gram. and logic) a complete sentence, or one which affirms or denies something: (math.) a theorem or problem to be demonstrated or solved.--adj. PROPOSI'TIONAL, pertaining to, or of the nature of, a proposition: considered as a proposition. [Fr.,--L. propositio.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  24. Statement, assertion, as a p. too plain to need argument, esp. (Logic) form of words consisting of predicate& subject connected by copula; (Math.) formal statement of theorem or problem, often including the demonstration, as Euclid, Book I, p. 5; proposal, scheme proposed. Hence propositional a. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  25. business, paying, &c., p. (United States& commerc.), remuncrative undertaking or occupation (agriculture can never again become a paying p.). Concise Oxford Dictionary
  26. [L.] (Geom.) The statement of a fact proposed to be proved or of a construction proposed to be made. In the former case the proposition is a theorem ; as, " Any two sides of a triangle are greater than the third." In the latter, a problem; as, " On a given straight line to make an equilateral triangle." Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  27. [L.] In Log., an indicative sentence, that is, one which affirms or denies, consisting of a Subject and Predicate connected by the Copula. See Syllogism. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  28. n. That which is proposed; that which is offered for consideration, acceptance, or adoption ;- a complete sentence; a subject and predicate united by a copula; - in mathematics, a statement in terms either of a truth to be demonstrated - theorem, or of an operation to be performed - problem. Cabinet Dictionary
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