put forward

put forward
verb
1. put before (Freq. 1)
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I submit to you that the accused is guilty

Syn: ↑submit, ↑state, ↑posit
Derivationally related forms: ↑statement (for: ↑state), ↑submission (for: ↑submit)
Hypernyms: ↑propose, ↑suggest, ↑advise
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s something to somebody

2. propose as a candidate for some honor
Syn: ↑nominate, ↑put up
Derivationally related forms: ↑nominative (for: ↑nominate), ↑nomination (for: ↑nominate), ↑nominator (for: ↑nominate)
Hypernyms: ↑nominate, ↑propose
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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Somebody ——s PP

3. insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized
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Women should assert themselves more!

Syn: ↑assert
Derivationally related forms: ↑assertive (for: ↑assert)
Hypernyms:
behave, ↑acquit, ↑bear, ↑deport, ↑conduct, ↑comport, ↑carry
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

4. summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
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raise the specter of unemployment

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he conjured wild birds in the air

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call down the spirits from the mountain

Syn:
raise, ↑conjure, ↑conjure up, ↑invoke, ↑evoke, ↑stir, ↑call down, ↑arouse, ↑bring up, ↑call forth
Derivationally related forms:
evocation (for: ↑evoke), ↑invocation (for: ↑invoke), ↑conjurer (for: ↑conjure), ↑conjuration (for: ↑conjure), ↑conjuror (for: ↑conjure), ↑conjury (for: ↑conjure), ↑conjuring (for: ↑conjure)
Hypernyms: ↑make, ↑create
Hyponyms:
curse, ↑beshrew, ↑damn, ↑bedamn, ↑anathemize, ↑anathemise, ↑imprecate, ↑maledict, ↑bless
Verb Group: ↑provoke, ↑evoke, ↑call forth, ↑kick up
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

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put forward — see put, 1
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Main Entry:forward
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put forward [phrasal verb]
put (something) forward or put forward (something) somewhat formal : to suggest (something) for consideration :propose

He put forward [=put forth] a theory about how the accident may have occurred.

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Main Entry:put

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