What does proposal mean?

Definitions for proposal
prəˈpoʊ zəlpro·pos·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. proposalnoun

    something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)

  2. marriage proposal, proposal of marriage, marriage offer, proposalnoun

    an offer of marriage

  3. proposal, propositionnoun

    the act of making a proposal

    "they listened to her proposal"

Wiktionary

  1. proposalnoun

    That which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions proposed; offer; as, to make proposals for a treaty of peace; to offer proposals for erecting a building; to make proposals of marriage.

  2. proposalnoun

    The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proposalnoun

    that which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions proposed; offer; as, to make proposals for a treaty of peace; to offer proposals for erecting a building; to make proposals of marriage

  2. Proposalnoun

    the offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract

Freebase

  1. Proposal

    A business proposal is a written offer from a seller to a prospective buyer. Business proposals are often a key step in the complex sales process—i.e., whenever a buyer considers more than price in a purchase. A proposal puts the buyer's requirements in a context that favors the sellers products and services, and educates the buyer about the capabilities of the seller in satisfying their needs. A successful proposal results in a sale, where both parties get what they want, a win-win situation. The professional organization devoted to the advancement of the art and science of proposal development is The Association of Proposal Management Professionals.

Editors Contribution

  1. proposal

    To ask.

    The wedding proposal is from a person to another or many choose to discuss and agree their proposal together.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 3, 2020  
  2. proposal

    To propose a solution, creation, plan or action.

    The proposal of marriage was beautiful for them both.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 18, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'proposal' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2532

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'proposal' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1934

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'proposal' in Nouns Frequency: #397

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proposal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proposal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of proposal in a Sentence

  1. Ken Hackett:

    I’d like to see if he (Putin) has a proposal (about protecting Christians). That would be very useful.

  2. Jan Grabiec:

    If these changes run counter to the constitution, then I doubt the Senate will accept it at lightning speed, just like with the last proposal... which eventually led to the ruling party's need to cancel the election.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    There's a group of 10 of my members… who put together a $600 billion proposal. Roads, bridges, ports, water lines, broadband, there are 10 or so Democrats who look at it the same way. So this is a proposal that could pass on a bipartisan basis.

  4. The President:

    I'll still never forget when we passed the cancer proposal in the last year I was vice president, almost $ 9 million going to NIH, you'll excuse the point of personal privilege -- I'll never forget you standing, Mitch, and saying, naming it after my deceased son. It meant a lot.

  5. Ryan Newman:

    Because the Governor must approve any congressional map passed by the Legislature, we wanted to provide our proposal as soon as possible and in a transparent manner.

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