Intention is a mental state that represents a commitment to carrying out an action or actions in the future. Intention involves mental activities such as planning and forethought.
To suggest a plan, course of action, etc.
“I propose going to see a film.”
“to propose an alliance; to propose a question for discussion”
To ask for a person’s hand in marriage.
“He proposed to her last night and she accepted him.”
“He proposes to set up his own business.”
To talk; to converse.
To set forth.
An objective or aim.
A result that is desired; an intention.
The act of intending to do something; resolution; determination.
The subject of discourse; the point at issue.
The reason for which something is done, or the reason it is done in a particular way.
“The purpose of turning off the lights overnight is to save energy.”
To have set as one’s purpose; resolve to accomplish; intend; plan.
To design for some purpose.
put forward (a plan or suggestion) for consideration by others
“I proposed that the government should retain a 51 per cent stake in the company”
“he proposed a new nine-point peace plan”
nominate (someone) for an elected office or as a member of a society
“Roy Thomson was proposed as chairman”
put forward (a motion) to a legislature or committee
“the government put its slim majority to the test by proposing a vote of confidence”
intend to do something
“he proposed to attend the meeting”
make an offer of marriage to someone
“I have already proposed to Sarah”
“one girl proposed marriage to him on the spot”