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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (4)

1. put before;
- Example: "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"
[syn: submit, state, put forward, posit]

2. insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized;
- Example: "Women should assert themselves more!"
[syn: assert, put forward]

3. summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic;
- Example: "raise the specter of unemployment"
- Example: "he conjured wild birds in the air"
- Example: "call down the spirits from the mountain"
[syn: raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth]

4. propose as a candidate for some honor;
[syn: nominate, put up, put forward]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

put forward v 1: put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty" [syn: submit, state, put forward, posit] 2: insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized; "Women should assert themselves more!" [syn: assert, put forward] 3: summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain" [syn: raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth] 4: propose as a candidate for some honor [syn: nominate, put up, put forward]