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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Propound \Pro*pound"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Propounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Propounding.] [From earlier propone, L. proponere, propositum, to set forth, propose, propound; pro for, before + ponere to put. See Position, and cf. Provost.] 1. To offer for consideration; to exhibit; to propose; as, to propound a question; to propound an argument. --Shak. [1913 Webster] And darest thou to the Son of God propound To worship thee, accursed? --Milton. [1913 Webster] It is strange folly to set ourselves no mark, to propound no end, in the hearing of the gospel. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eccl.) To propose or name as a candidate for admission to communion with a church. [1913 Webster]