Synonyms for Propose:


pose, envisage, be going to do something, start out, have big ideas/plans, plan on. best man, planned, bachelorette party, bridal party, bridal shower, bride, betrothal, contemplate, banns, betrothed, bridal, bachelor party. propose (noun)
project, pop the question, offer, nominate, declare oneself, suggest, aim, advise, purpose, purport.


ask for hand in marriage (verb)
pop the question.
cognition (verb)
communication (verb)
suggest, advise.
intend (verb)
consider, plan, resolve, scheme, wish, mean, endeavor, mind, choose, expect, intend, aim.
intend; have in mind (verb)
contemplate, mind, mean, purpose, aim, scheme, plan, design.
plan (verb)
arrange, blueprint, anticipate, conceive, coordinate, contrive, invent, plot, design, chart, premeditate.
suggest, present for action (verb)
affirm, advance, set forth, state, come up with, propound, press, adduce, nominate, contend, offer, hold out, submit, introduce, put to, assert, recommend, pose, advise.

Other synonyms:

propound, come up with, toss out, plan on, envisage, put before, put forth, start out. float, introduce, submit. contemplate, advance. pose. plan
pop the question
pop the question.
Other relevant words:
banns, purpose, declare oneself, submit, put to, assert, offer, planned, float, adduce, betrothal, come up with, put forth, press, put before, introduce, set forth, move, nominate, affirm, purport, envisage, aim, contend, bride, state, propound, suggest, betrothed, contemplate, recommend, pose, advise, bridal, project, pop the question, hold out, dissent, advance.

Usage examples for propose

  1. Neither am I prepared to propose anything to take its place. – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  2. There are other words for these things you propose – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  3. But she must first persuade him to propose – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens