- proposition [präp΄ə zish′ən]n.[ME proposicioun < OFr proposition < L propositio < proponere: see PROPOSE]1. the act of proposing2.a) something proposed; proposal, plan☆ b) Informal an unethical or immoral proposal, specif. one of illicit sexual relations in return for some gain3. a subject or statement to be discussed or debated☆ 4. Informal a proposed deal, as in business☆ 5. Informal a person, problem, undertaking, etc. being or to be dealt with6. Archaic a setting forth; offering7. Logic an informative statement whose truth or falsity can be evaluated by means of logic8. Math. a theorem to be demonstrated or a problem to be solvedvt.☆ to make a proposition, esp. an improper one, toSYN.- PROPOSALpropositionaladj.
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.