1. To set forth. [Obs.]
"That being proposed brimfull of wine, one scarce could lift it up." -- Chapman.
2. To offer for consideration, discussion, acceptance, or adoption; as, to propose terms of peace; to propose a question for discussion; to propose an alliance; to propose a person for office.
3. To set before one's self or others as a purpose formed; hence, to purpose; to intend.
"I propose to relate, in several volumes, the history of the people of New England." -- Palfrey.
To propose to one's self
to intend; to design.