AskDefine | Define proposal

Dictionary Definition



1 something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)
2 an offer of marriage [syn: marriage proposal, proposal of marriage, marriage offer]
3 the act of making a proposal; "they listened to her proposal" [syn: proposition]

User Contributed Dictionary



to propose + -al


  1. That which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions proposed; offer; as, to make proposals for a treaty of peace; to offer proposals for erecting a building; to make proposals of marriage.
  2. The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract.

Related terms


that which is proposed
  • Czech: návrh
  • Dutch: voorstel
  • Finnish: ehdotus, esitys, kosinta
  • German: Vorschlag
  • Kurdish: ,
  • Romanian: propunere
Law: the offer by a party of what they have in view

Extensive Definition

Proposal may refer to:
proposal in Japanese: プロポーズ (曖昧さ回避)

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