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Proposition vs. Suggestion

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Propositionnoun

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

Suggestionnoun

(countable) Something suggested (with subsequent adposition being for)

‘I have a small suggestion for fixing this: try lifting the left side up a bit.’; ‘Traffic signs seem to be more of a suggestion than an order.’;

Propositionnoun

(countable) An idea or a plan offered.

Suggestionnoun

(uncountable) The act of suggesting.

‘Suggestion often works better than explicit demand.’;

Propositionnoun

The terms of a transaction offered.

Suggestionnoun

Something implied, which the mind is liable to take as fact.

‘He's somehow picked up the suggestion that I like peanuts.’;

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Propositionnoun

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

Suggestionnoun

The act of exercising control over a hypnotised subject by communicating some belief or impulse by means of words or gestures; the idea so suggested.

Propositionnoun

(grammar) A complete sentence.

Suggestionnoun

information, insinuation, speculation, as opposed to a sworn testimony and evidence

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.’;

Suggestionnoun

The act of suggesting; presentation of an idea.

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Propositionnoun

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

Suggestionnoun

That which is suggested; an intimation; an insinuation; a hint; a different proposal or mention; also, formerly, a secret incitement; temptation.

‘Why do I yield to that suggestion?’;

Propositionnoun

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

Suggestionnoun

Charge; complaint; accusation.

Propositionnoun

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

‘the propositions of Wyclif and Huss’;

Suggestionnoun

Information without oath; an entry of a material fact or circumstance on the record for the information of the court, at the death or insolvency of a party.

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Propositionnoun

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

Suggestionnoun

The act or power of originating or recalling ideas or relations, distinguished as original and relative; - a term much used by Scottish metaphysicians from Hutcherson to Thomas Brown.

Propositionverb

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

Suggestionnoun

The control of the mind of an hypnotic subject by ideas in the mind of the hypnotizer.

‘Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike,Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike.’; ‘Arthur, whom they say is killed to-nightOn your suggestion.’;

Propositionverb

To make an offer or suggestion to (someone).

Suggestionnoun

an idea that is suggested;

‘the picnic was her suggestion’;

Propositionnoun

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

Suggestionnoun

a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection;

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

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.

Suggestionnoun

a just detectable amount;

‘he speaks French with a trace of an accent’;

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.’;

Suggestionnoun

persuasion formulated as a suggestion

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.

Suggestionnoun

the sequential mental process in which one thought leads to another by association

Propositionnoun

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

Suggestionnoun

the act of inducing hypnosis

Propositionnoun

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

Suggestion

Suggestion is the psychological process by which one person guides the thoughts, feelings, or behavior of another person. Nineteenth-century writers on psychology such as William James used the words and in the context of a particular idea which was said to suggest another when it brought that other idea to mind.

‘suggest’; ‘suggestion’;

Propositionnoun

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

Propositionnoun

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

Propositionnoun

a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection;

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

Propositionnoun

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

Propositionnoun

the act of making a proposal;

‘they listened to her proposal’;

Propositionnoun

a task to be dealt with;

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

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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