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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·pose /prəˈpoz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·pose, n.  Talk; discourse. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·pose, v. i.
 1. To speak; to converse. [Obs.]
 There shalt thou find my cousin Beatrice,
 Proposing with the prince and Claudio.   --Shak.
 2. To form or declare a purpose or intention; to lay a scheme; to design; as, man proposes, but God disposes.
 3. To offer one's self in marriage.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·pose v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proposed p. pr. & vb. n. Proposing.]
 1. To set forth. [Obs.]
    That being proposed brimfull of wine, one scarce could lift it up.   --Chapman.
 2. To offer for consideration, discussion, acceptance, or adoption; as, to propose terms of peace; to propose a question for discussion; to propose an alliance; to propose a person for office.
 3. To set before one's self or others as a purpose formed; hence, to purpose; to intend.
    I propose to relate, in several volumes, the history of the people of New England.
 To propose to one's self, to intend; to design.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: make a proposal, declare a plan for something [syn: suggest,
      2: present for consideration [syn: project]
      3: propose or intend; "I aim to arrive at noon" [syn: aim, purpose,
      4: put forward; nominate for appointment to an office; "The
         President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights
         Commission" [syn: nominate]
      5: ask (someone) to marry you; "he popped the question on
         Sunday night"; "she proposed marriage to the man she had
         known for only two months"; "The old bachelor finally
         declared himself to the young woman" [syn: declare
         oneself, offer, pop the question]