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Proposition (IPA: /ˌpɹɑpəˈzɪʃən/)


Proposition (n.)

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

Proposition (n.)

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.

Proposition (n.)

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

Proposition (n.)

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.

Proposition (n.)

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

Proposition (n.)

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

Proposition (n.)

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

Proposition

Statement of what is believed

Proposition

Political term to designate political parties, factions, and individuals in a legislature who are favorable and supportive of the incumbent government

Proposition

Drawing in the National Gallery of Art (NGA 7089)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" 225. What I hold fast to is not one proposition but a nest of propositions." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A quoi bon discuter une proposition semblable, quand la force peut détruire les meilleurs arguments." - Jules Verne

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A theorem is a proposition which is a strict logical consequence of certain definitions and other propositions" - Anatol Rapoport

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is quite impossible for a proposition to state that it itself is true. (4 .442)" - Ludwig Wittgenstein

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Propositions are truth-functions of elementary propositions. (An elementary proposition is a truth-function of itself.) (5)" - Ludwig Wittgenstein


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