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Definition of Propositions
PropositionProposition Prop`o*si"tion, n. [L. propositio: cf. F.
proposition. See Propound.]
1. The act of setting or placing before; the act of offering.
``Oblations for the altar of proposition.' --Jer. Taylor.
2. 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
3. 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. --Jer. Taylor.
4. (Gram. & Logic) 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.
5. (Math.) A statement in terms of a truth to be
demonstrated, or of an operation to be performed.
Note: It is called a theorem when it is something to be
proved, and a problem when it is something to be done.
6. (Rhet.) That which is offered or affirmed as the subject
of the discourse; anything stated or affirmed for
discussion or illustration.
7. (Poetry) The part of a poem in which the author states the
subject or matter of it.
Leaves of proposition (Jewish Antiq.), the showbread.
--Wyclif (Luke vi. 4).
Syn: Proposal; offer; statement; declaration.
Usage: Proposition, Proposal. These words are both from
the Latin verb proponere, to set forth, and as here
compared they mark different forms or stages of a
negotiation. A proposition is something presented for
discussion or consideration; as, propositions of
peace. A proposal is some definite thing offered by
one party to be accepted or rejected by the other. If
the proposition is favorably received, it is usually
followed by proposals which complete the arrangement.
Meaning of Propositions from wikipedia
- in this language
are considered atomic propositions
, and composite
(or compound) propositions
and synthetic propositions
. Analytic propositions
are true by virtue
meaning, while synthetic propositions
are true by how their
connectives. The propositions without logical connectives
are called atomic propositions
first-order logic, propositional logic
does not deal...
- King rejected
and in August
the country descended
war. The opening paragraph
of the Nineteen Propositions introduces
- analytic propositions
are different. Not all analytic propositions
are self-evident, and it is sometimes claimed
that not all self-evident propositions
- with contingent propositions
are at least three other
cl****es of propositions
, some of which
overlap: Tautological propositions
must be true...
- first distinguishes between material
and grammatical propositions
, noting: 4.003 Most of the propositions
to be found
- supporting legislation
that would erode taxpayer protections
such as Propositions
13 and 218. Local governments
s****ing voter approval
for a tax frequently...
- affirm), referring
to the affirmative propositions
A and I, and nego (I deny), referring
to the negative propositions
E and O. Quantity refers
to the number...
they live with their
four dogs and three
cats. The p****age of Proposition
8 cast doubt
on the legal status
marriage, but a subsequent...
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