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Proposition vs. Conception

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Propositionnoun

(uncountable) The act of offering (an idea) for consideration.

Conceptionnoun

The act of conceiving.

Propositionnoun

(countable) An idea or a plan offered.

Conceptionnoun

The state of being conceived; the beginning.

Propositionnoun

The terms of a transaction offered.

Conceptionnoun

The fertilization of an ovum by a sperm to form a zygote.

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Propositionnoun

In some states, a proposed statute or constitutional amendment to be voted on by the electorate.

Conceptionnoun

The start of pregnancy.

Propositionnoun

(grammar) A complete sentence.

Conceptionnoun

The formation of a conceptus or an implanted embryo.

Propositionnoun

The content of an assertion that may be taken as being true or false and is considered abstractly without reference to the linguistic sentence that constitutes the assertion; (Aristotelian logic) a predicate of a subject that is denied or affirmed and connected by a copula.

‘“'Wiktionary is a good dictionary' is a proposition” is a proposition.’;

Conceptionnoun

The power or faculty of apprehending of forming an idea in the mind; the power of recalling a past sensation or perception; the ability to form mental abstractions.

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Propositionnoun

An assertion so formulated that it can be considered true or false.

Conceptionnoun

An image, idea, or notion formed in the mind; a concept, plan or design.

Propositionnoun

An assertion which is provably true, but not important enough to be called a theorem.

Conceptionnoun

The act of conceiving in the womb; the initiation of an embryonic animal life.

‘I will greaty multiply thy sorrow and thy conception.’;

Propositionnoun

A statement of religious doctrine; an article of faith; creed.

‘the propositions of Wyclif and Huss’;

Conceptionnoun

The state of being conceived; beginning.

‘Joy had the like conception in our eyes.’;

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Propositionnoun

(poetry) The part of a poem in which the author states the subject or matter of it.

Conceptionnoun

The power or faculty of apprehending of forming an idea in the mind; the power of recalling a past sensation or perception.

‘Under the article of conception, I shall confine myself to that faculty whose province it is to enable us to form a notion of our past sensations, or of the objects of sense that we have formerly perceived.’;

Propositionverb

To make a suggestion of sexual intercourse to (someone with whom one is not sexually involved).

Conceptionnoun

The formation in the mind of an image, idea, or notion, apprehension.

‘Conception consists in a conscious act of the understanding, bringing any given object or impression into the same class with any number of other objects or impression, by means of some character or characters common to them all.’;

Propositionverb

To make an offer or suggestion to (someone).

Conceptionnoun

The image, idea, or notion of any action or thing which is formed in the mind; a concept; a notion; a universal; the product of a rational belief or judgment. See Concept.

‘He [Herodotus] says that the sun draws or attracts the water; a metaphorical term obviously intended to denote some more general and abstract conception than that of the visible operation which the word primarily signifies.’;

Propositionnoun

The act of setting or placing before; the act of offering.

Conceptionnoun

Idea; purpose; design.

‘Note this dangerous conception.’;

Propositionnoun

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.

Conceptionnoun

Conceit; affected sentiment or thought.

‘He . . . is full of conceptions, points of epigram, and witticism.’;

Propositionnoun

A statement of religious doctrine; an article of faith; creed; as, the propositions of Wyclif and Huss.

‘Some persons . . . change their propositions according as their temporal necessities or advantages do turn.’;

Conceptionnoun

an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

Propositionnoun

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.

Conceptionnoun

the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon

Propositionnoun

A statement in terms of a truth to be demonstrated, or of an operation to be performed.

Conceptionnoun

the event that occurred at the beginning of something;

‘from its creation the plan was doomed to failure’;

Propositionnoun

That which is offered or affirmed as the subject of the discourse; anything stated or affirmed for discussion or illustration.

Conceptionnoun

the creation of something in the mind

Propositionnoun

The part of a poem in which the author states the subject or matter of it.

Conceptionnoun

the action of conceiving a child or of one being conceived

‘an unfertilized egg before conception’; ‘a rise in premarital conceptions’;

Propositionnoun

(logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false

Conceptionnoun

the forming or devising of a plan or idea

‘the time between a product's conception and its launch’;

Propositionnoun

a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection;

‘it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse’;

Conceptionnoun

the way in which something is perceived or regarded

‘our conception of how language relates to reality’;

Propositionnoun

an offer for a private bargain (especially a request for sexual favors)

Conceptionnoun

an abstract idea; a concept

‘the conception of a balance of power’;

Propositionnoun

the act of making a proposal;

‘they listened to her proposal’;

Conceptionnoun

a plan or intention

‘reconstructing Bach's original conceptions’;

Propositionnoun

a task to be dealt with;

‘securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition’;

Conceptionnoun

ability to imagine; understanding

‘he had no conception of politics’;

Propositionverb

suggest sex to;

‘She was propositioned by a stranger at the party’;

Proposition

In logic and linguistics, a proposition is the meaning of a declarative sentence. In philosophy, is understood to be a non-linguistic entity which is shared by all sentences with the same meaning.

‘meaning’;

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