Meaning of PROPOSITION in English


noun the part of a poem in which the author states the subject or matter of it.

2. proposition ·noun the act of setting or placing before; the act of offering.

3. proposition ·noun a statement in terms of a truth to be demonstrated, or of an operation to be performed.

4. proposition ·noun a statement of religious doctrine; an article of faith; creed; as, the propositions of wyclif and huss.

5. proposition ·noun that which is offered or affirmed as the subject of the discourse; anything stated or affirmed for discussion or illustration.

6. proposition ·noun 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. proposition ·noun 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.

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