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Proposition vs. Suggestion — What's the Difference?

Proposition vs. Suggestion — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Proposition and Suggestion

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Proposition

In logic and linguistics, a proposition is the meaning of a declarative sentence. In philosophy, "meaning" is understood to be a non-linguistic entity which is shared by all sentences with the same meaning.
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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 "suggest" and "suggestion" in the context of a particular idea which was said to suggest another when it brought that other idea to mind.
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Proposition

A plan suggested for acceptance; a proposal.
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Suggestion

The act of suggesting
Bought the book at my suggestion.
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Proposition

A matter to be dealt with; a task
Finding affordable housing can be a difficult proposition.
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Suggestion

Something suggested
Are you going to follow my suggestions?.
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Proposition

An offer of a private bargain, especially a request for sexual relations.
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Suggestion

The sequential process by which one thought or mental image leads to another.
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Proposition

A subject for discussion or analysis.
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Suggestion

A psychological process by which an idea is induced in or adopted by another without argument, command, or coercion.
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Proposition

A statement that affirms or denies something.
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Suggestion

An idea or response so induced.
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Proposition

The meaning expressed in such a statement, as opposed to the way it is expressed.
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Suggestion

A hint or trace
Just a suggestion of makeup.
The first suggestion of trouble ahead.
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Proposition

(Mathematics) A theorem.
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Suggestion

(countable) Something suggested (with subsequent adposition being for)
I have a small suggestion for fixing this: try lifting the left side up a bit.
Make a suggestion
Traffic signs seem to be more of a suggestion than an order.
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Proposition

To propose a private bargain to, especially to propose sexual relations with.
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Suggestion

(uncountable) The act of suggesting.
Suggestion often works better than explicit demand.
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Proposition

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

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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Proposition

(countable) An idea or a plan offered.
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Suggestion

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.
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Proposition

The terms of a transaction offered.
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Suggestion

Information, insinuation, speculation, as opposed to a sworn testimony and evidence.
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Proposition

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

The act of suggesting; presentation of an idea.
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Proposition

(grammar) A complete sentence.
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Suggestion

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?
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Proposition

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.
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Suggestion

Charge; complaint; accusation.
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Proposition

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

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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Proposition

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

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.
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Proposition

A statement of religious doctrine; an article of faith; creed.
The propositions of Wyclif and Huss
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Suggestion

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.
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Proposition

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

An idea that is suggested;
The picnic was her suggestion
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Proposition

Misspelling of preposition
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Suggestion

A proposal offered for acceptance or rejection;
It was a suggestion we couldn't refuse
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Proposition

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

A just detectable amount;
He speaks French with a trace of an accent
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Proposition

To make an offer or suggestion to (someone).
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Suggestion

Persuasion formulated as a suggestion
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Proposition

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

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

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.
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Suggestion

The act of inducing hypnosis
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Proposition

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.
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Proposition

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.
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Proposition

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

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

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

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

A proposal offered for acceptance or rejection;
It was a suggestion we couldn't refuse
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Proposition

An offer for a private bargain (especially a request for sexual favors)
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Proposition

The act of making a proposal;
They listened to her proposal
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Proposition

A task to be dealt with;
Securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition
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Proposition

Suggest sex to;
She was propositioned by a stranger at the party
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