Definition of "propositions" []

  • A proposal or topic presented for consideration (noun)
  • The content of a sentence that affirms or denies something and is capable of being true or false (noun)
  • The meaning of such a sentence: I am warm always expresses the same proposition whoever the speaker is (noun)
  • A statement or theorem, usually containing its proof (noun)
  • A person or matter to be dealt with (noun)
  • An invitation to engage in sexual intercourse (noun)
  • To propose a plan, deal, etc, to, esp to engage in sexual intercourse (verb)
  • Plural form of proposition. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of proposition. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "propositions" in a sentence
  • "Because understanding a lot about who's on the other side of the table, figuring out how to put together win-win propositions, I think is at the essence of good management and I think of good partnerships."
  • "One of the value propositions is that security and safety are major issues in these countries, and so mobile wallets in some ways offer a safer alternative to cash."
  • "Like a vote for Ralph Nader, or a decision to not vote at all, a "default no" on ballot propositions is a particularly pointless act of political protest."