proposal etymology

English word proposal comes from English propose, English -al

Detailed word origin of proposal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
propose English (eng) (obsolete) An objective or aim. (intransitive, sometimes followed by to) To ask for a person's hand in marriage.. (obsolete) To set forth.. (obsolete) To talk; to converse.. (transitive) To intend.. (transitive) To suggest a plan, course of action, etc.
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
proposal English (eng) (legal) The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract.. A scheme or design. Something which is proposed, or offered for consideration or acceptance. The act of asking someone to be one's spouse; an offer of marriage. The document on which such a thing is written.. The terms or conditions proposed.

Words with the same origin as proposal

Descendants of -al
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