propound

Definitions

0 Vote up! verb-transitive. To put forward for consideration; set forth. See Synonyms at propose.
0 Vote up! verb. To put forward; to offer for discussion or debate.
0 Vote up! verb-transitive. To offer for consideration; to exhibit; to propose
0 Vote up! verb-transitive. To propose or name as a candidate for admission to communion with a church.
0 Vote up! others. To put forward; offer for consideration; offer; put or set, as a question; propose.
0 Vote up! others. Among Congregationalists, to propose or name as a candidate for admission to membership in a church.
0 Vote up! verb. put forward, as of an idea

Usage

0 Vote up! Between Lord Snooty and Fat Al there are a number of amusing and attractive broadcasters, provided you realise that the views they propound are for amusement only – which was not a problem for me this year.
0 Vote up! By doing so, the Palestinians have jeopardized prospects for negotiations aimed at creating their state in order to propound a principle of a settlement freeze that would be irrelevant should talks succeed.
0 Vote up! They've ceded the field to authors of speculative fiction, such as William Gibson and Cory Doctorow, whose hacker and brand-ninja characters exist primarily to explain or propound ideas about bleeding-edge technology, or thriller writers who concoct ingenious but outlandish tales about the potential nightmares lurking in same.
0 Vote up! It is equally ironic and hypocritical that the "Hindus" who champion this censorship also propound that "Hinduism" is a robust and muscular tradition that can win any battle against imagined enemies historical or contemporary, real or otherwise yet they must nonetheless censor anything or anybody that threatens their delusion.
0 Vote up! But we somehow feel obligated to spend time explaining away Scripture texts that propound notions that have long-since become moot (e.g., dietary laws that protected desert tribes lacking refrigeration) or are truly repugnant (e.g., Paul's views of women and slaves) at the expense of preaching vivid depictions of God's will in action today.

Mnemonics

0 Vote up! PRO- POUND.. The new minister for Science & technology was an ardent PROPONENT to PROPOUND that the POUND be the official weight standard in india.. his slogan-"PRO-POUND!!"

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0 Vote up! unclebheem added a Mnemonic " PRO- POUND.. The new minister for Science & technology was an ardent PROPONENT to PROPOUND that the POUND be the official weight standard in india.. his slogan-"PRO-POUND!!" " 4 years 3 days ago.