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1 definition found
 for put forward
From 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]

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