put forward

Definitions of put forward
  1. verb
    put before
    synonyms: posit, state, submit
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    type of:
    advise, propose, suggest
    make a proposal, declare a plan for something
  2. verb
    propose as a candidate for some honor
    synonyms: nominate, put up
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    type of:
    nominate, propose
    put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position
  3. verb
    summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
    synonyms: arouse, bring up, call down, call forth, conjure, conjure up, evoke, invoke, raise, stir
    call forth, evoke, kick up, provoke
    evoke or provoke to appear or occur
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    anathemise, anathemize, bedamn, beshrew, curse, damn, imprecate, maledict
    wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
    bless
    give a benediction to
    anele, anoint, embrocate, inunct, oil
    administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
    type of:
    create, make
    make or cause to be or to become
  4. verb
    insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized
    synonyms: assert
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    acquit, bear, behave, carry, comport, conduct, deport
    behave in a certain manner
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