Definitions of proposition

  1. suggest sex to; " She was propositioned by a stranger at the party"
  2. ( logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
  3. a task to be dealt with; " securing adequate funding is a time- consuming proposition"
  4. an offer for a private bargain ( especially a request for sexual favors)
  5. The act of setting or placing before; the act of offering.
  6. 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.
  7. A statement of religious doctrine; an article of faith; creed; as, the propositions of Wyclif and Huss.
  8. 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.
  9. A statement in terms of a truth to be demonstrated, or of an operation to be performed.
  10. That which is offered or affirmed as the subject of the discourse; anything stated or affirmed for discussion or illustration.
  11. The part of a poem in which the author states the subject or matter of it.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Anything proposed; offer of terms; statement to be proved.
  15. Something proposed; a statement to be proved; the act of proposing.
  16. A statement forming a complete sentence.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.