n.1.The act of setting or placing before; the act of offering.
2.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.
3.A statement of religious doctrine; an article of faith; creed; as, the propositions of Wyclif and Huss.
4.(Gram. & Logic) 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.
5.(Math.) A statement in terms of a truth to be demonstrated, or of an operation to be performed.
6.(Rhet.) That which is offered or affirmed as the subject of the discourse; anything stated or affirmed for discussion or illustration.
7.(Poetry) The part of a poem in which the author states the subject or matter of it.
Leaves of proposition
(Jewish Antiq.) the showbread.
- Wyclif (Luke vi. 4).
Noun1.proposition - (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
2.proposition - a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse"
Synonyms: proffer, suggestion
3.proposition - an offer for a private bargain (especially a request for sexual favors)
4.proposition - the act of making a proposal; "they listened to her proposal"
Synonyms: proposal
5.proposition - a task to be dealt with; "securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition"
Verb1.proposition - suggest sex to; "She was propositioned by a stranger at the party"

PROPOSITION. An offer to do something. Until it has been accepted, a proposition may be withdrawn by the party who makes it; and to be binding, the acceptance must be in the same terms, without any variation. Vide Acceptance; Offer; To retract; and 1 L. R. 190; 4 L. R. 80.

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