Synonyms for proposition


1. proposition, statement
usage: (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
2. suggestion, proposition, proffer, proposal
usage: a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse"
3. proposition, offer, offering
usage: an offer for a private bargain (especially a request for sexual favors)
4. proposal, proposition, speech act
usage: the act of making a proposal; "they listened to her proposal"
5. proposition, undertaking, project, task, labor
usage: a task to be dealt with; "securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition"


1. proposition, propose, suggest, advise
usage: suggest sex to; "She was propositioned by a stranger at the party"
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