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From proponi (to propose) +‎ -o (noun suffix).


  • IPA(key): /proˈpono/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧pon‧o
  • Rhymes: -ono


propono (accusative singular proponon, plural proponoj, accusative plural proponojn)

  1. proposal



From prō- +‎ pōnō (put, place).



prōpōnō (present infinitive prōpōnere, perfect active prōposuī, supine prōpositum); third conjugation

  1. I set forth.
  2. I make known.
  3. I declare.
  4. I propose.
  5. (Ecclesiastical Latin) I designate.


   Conjugation of prōpōnō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōpōnō prōpōnis prōpōnit prōpōnimus prōpōnitis prōpōnunt
imperfect prōpōnēbam prōpōnēbās prōpōnēbat prōpōnēbāmus prōpōnēbātis prōpōnēbant
future prōpōnam prōpōnēs prōpōnet prōpōnēmus prōpōnētis prōpōnent
perfect prōposuī prōposuistī prōposuit prōposuimus prōposuistis prōposuērunt, prōposuēre
pluperfect prōposueram prōposuerās prōposuerat prōposuerāmus prōposuerātis prōposuerant
future perfect prōposuerō prōposueris prōposuerit prōposuerimus prōposueritis prōposuerint
passive present prōpōnor prōpōneris, prōpōnere prōpōnitur prōpōnimur prōpōniminī prōpōnuntur
imperfect prōpōnēbar prōpōnēbāris, prōpōnēbāre prōpōnēbātur prōpōnēbāmur prōpōnēbāminī prōpōnēbantur
future prōpōnar prōpōnēris, prōpōnēre prōpōnētur prōpōnēmur prōpōnēminī prōpōnentur
perfect prōpositus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect prōpositus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect prōpositus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōpōnam prōpōnās prōpōnat prōpōnāmus prōpōnātis prōpōnant
imperfect prōpōnerem prōpōnerēs prōpōneret prōpōnerēmus prōpōnerētis prōpōnerent
perfect prōposuerim prōposuerīs prōposuerit prōposuerīmus prōposuerītis prōposuerint
pluperfect prōposuissem prōposuissēs prōposuisset prōposuissēmus prōposuissētis prōposuissent
passive present prōpōnar prōpōnāris, prōpōnāre prōpōnātur prōpōnāmur prōpōnāminī prōpōnantur
imperfect prōpōnerer prōpōnerēris, prōpōnerēre prōpōnerētur prōpōnerēmur prōpōnerēminī prōpōnerentur
perfect prōpositus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect prōpositus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōpōne prōpōnite
future prōpōnitō prōpōnitō prōpōnitōte prōpōnuntō
passive present prōpōnere prōpōniminī
future prōpōnitor prōpōnitor prōpōnuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives prōpōnere prōposuisse prōpositūrum esse prōpōnī prōpositum esse prōpositum īrī
participles prōpōnēns prōpositūrus prōpositus prōpōnendus, prōpōnundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
prōpōnendī prōpōnendō prōpōnendum prōpōnendō prōpositum prōpositū



  • propono in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • propono in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • propono in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to picture a thing to oneself; to imagine: oculis, ante oculos (animo) proponere aliquid
    • picture to yourselves the circumstances: ante oculos vestros (not vobis) res gestas proponite
    • (to encourage) by offering a reward: praemium exponere or proponere
    • to have a high object in view; to be ambitious: magna sibi proponere or magna spectare
    • to set up some one as one's ideal, model: sibi exemplum alicuius proponere ad imitandum or simply sibi aliquem ad imitandum proponere
    • to publish, make public: in medio ponere (proponere)
    • the task I have put before myself is..: mihi propositum est c. Inf. (or mihi proposui, ut)
    • to propose a subject of debate, put a question: quaestionem ponere, proponere
    • to lead some one to expect..: spem proponere alicui
    • to set out goods for sale: exponere, proponere merces (venales)
    • to bring a law before the notice of the people: legem proponere in publicum
    • to publish, post up an edict: edictum proponere (Att. 2. 21. 4)
    • to fix the ensign on the general's tent (as a signal to commence the engagement): vexillum proponere (Liv. 22. 3)
    • to propose terms of peace: pacis condiciones ferre (not proponere)
  • propono in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016