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Meaning of PROPOUND

Pronunciation:  pru'paûnd

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  put forward, as of an idea

PROPOUND is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 See Also: advise, counsel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pro*pound"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Propounded}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Propounding}.] [From earlier propone, L. proponere,
propositum, to set forth, propose, propound; pro for, before
+ ponere to put. See {Position}, and cf. {Provost}.]
1. To offer for consideration; to exhibit; to propose; as, to
   propound a question; to propound an argument. --Shak.

         And darest thou to the Son of God propound To
         worship thee, accursed?               --Milton.

         It is strange folly to set ourselves no mark, to
         propound no end, in the hearing of the gospel.

2. (Eccl.) To propose or name as a candidate for admission to
   communion with a church.