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Verb
/ˌpräpəˈziSHən/,
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propositions, plural;
  1. Make a suggestion of sexual intercourse to (someone with whom one is not sexually involved), esp. in an unsubtle or offensive way
    • - she had been propositioned at the party by an accountant
  2. Make an offer or suggestion to (someone)
    • - I was propositioned by the editor about becoming film critic of the paper
Noun
  1. A statement or assertion that expresses a judgment or opinion
    • - the proposition that all men are created equal
  2. A statement that expresses a concept that can be true or false

  3. A formal statement of a theorem or problem, typically including the demonstration

  4. A suggested scheme or plan of action, esp. in a business context
    • - a detailed investment proposition
  5. (in the US) A constitutional proposal; a bill

  6. An offer of sexual intercourse made to a person with whom one is not sexually involved, esp. one that is made in an unsubtle or offensive way

  7. A project, task, or idea considered in terms of its likely success or difficulty, esp. in a commercial context
    • - a paper that has lost half its readers is unlikely to be an attractive proposition
  8. A person considered in terms of the likely success or difficulty of one's dealings with them
    • - as a potential manager, Sandy is a better proposition than Dave

  1. (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
  2. suggest sex to; "She was propositioned by a stranger at the party"
  3. suggestion: a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse"
  4. an offer for a private bargain (especially a request for sexual favors)
  5. proposal: the act of making a proposal; "they listened to her proposal"
  6. a task to be dealt with; "securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition"
  7. In logic and philosophy, the term proposition (from the word "") refers to both (a) the "content" or "meaning" of a meaningful declarative sentence or (b) the pattern of symbols, marks, or sounds that make up a meaningful declarative sentence. ...
  8. In politics, a proposition is a rarely used term to designate political parties, factions, and individuals in a legislature who are favorable and supportive of the incumbent government, as against the opposition.
  9. The Proposition is a 2005 film directed by John Hillcoat and written by musician Nick Cave. It stars Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson, John Hurt and Danny Huston. ...
  10. The Proposition is a soundtrack recorded by Nick Cave in collaboration with Warren Ellis, and was produced for the film The Proposition, released in October 2005.
  11. The act of offering (an idea) for consideration; An idea or a plan offered; The terms of a transaction offered; The content of an assertion that may be taken as being true or false and is considered abstractly without reference to the linguistic sentence that constitutes the assertion; In ...
  12. (Propositions (Props.)) Props. arise mainly due to a disagreement over whether the cube action in a position is a take or a drop. If I think it's a take, and you think it's a drop, then I'd like to play the losing side. I'd take the cube, for which you'd pay me 1 point. ...
  13. (Propositions) Proposition bets are offers and conditions chosen by the sportsbook or bookie. These bets can be trivial bets like which team will score the most points in the 1st quarter, which team will shoot the most three pointers, which running back will rush for the most yards, etc. ...
  14. (Propositions) The theorem was originally proved under the assumption of no taxes. It is made up of two propositions which can also b e extended to a situation with taxes. Consider two firms which are identical except for their financial structures. ...
  15. (Propositions) are the smallest units of knowledge that can stand as separate assertions. Propositions are relationships between concepts or between a concept and a property of the concept. Propositions can be true or false. ...
  16. (Propositions) remain the basic units of Aristotle's formal logic (propositional logic). The standard form, as today, may be represented by the symbols S (subject) and P (predicate). Their relation may be one of affirmation or denial (Prior Analytics, 24A, 16). ...
  17. Propositions are hypotheses relating categories in a study (Creswell, 1998).
  18. A bet on a particular aspect of a game or on a non-sports event.
  19. usually means product offer, can mean sales proposal. The initial proposition means the basis of the first approach.
  20. makes a claim about some domain of inquiry. Also called hypotheses. The higher one's class status, the greater one's power is a proposition.
  21. (1) In truth-functional propositional logic, any statement. (2) In predicate logic, a closed wff, as opposed to a propositional function or open wff. (3) In logic generally (for some), the meaning of a sentence that is invariant through all the paraphrases and translations of the sentence. ...
  22. What is conveyed by a declarative sentence used to make a statement or assertion. Each proposition is either true or false, though in a particular instance we may not know which it is. ...
  23. This is a term used to describe the semantic content (i.e. meaning) of a sentence. For example, we might say that the sentence 'Does John smoke?' questions the truth of the proposition that 'John smokes'.
  24. A proposition is a statement whose correctness (or otherwise) is to be shown by the use of an argument. It most often serves as an introduction by saying, in effect, what the argument is going to show.
  25. A prearranged position played several times, usually for money, as a means of settling a dispute over which checker play (1) or cube action is best.  See: Take/Drop Proposition.