! Youproposesomethingtosomeone:He proposed a possible solution to me (NOT He proposed me a possible solution).Note that in spoken English, people do not usually use 'propose' to make suggestions. They usually uselet's ➔ see note atlet's
[transitive]to formally suggest a course of action at a meeting and ask people to vote on it
to formally ask a group of people at a social event to join you in wishing someone success, happiness, etc as they raise and drink a glass of wine:
I'd like to propose a toast to the bride and groom.
WORD FOCUS: marry WORD FOCUS: marry weddingthe ceremony at which people get married bridethe woman who is getting married bridegroom/groomthe man who is getting married the best mana friend of the groom, who helps him and gives a speech bridesmaida woman or girl who helps the bride matron of honourBritish English/honorAmerican Englisha married woman who helps the bride on her wedding day receptionthe meal after the wedding honeymoonthe holiday that people go on after they get married hen nightBritish English/bridal showerAmerican Englisha party before the wedding for the bride stag nightBritish English/bachelor partyAmerican Englisha party before the wedding for the groom proposeto ask someone to marry you get engagedto formally agree to marry each othermarry ➔ See alsomarry
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.