"I submit to you that the accused is guilty"
insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized;
"Women should assert themselves more!"
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"
propose as a candidate for some honor
- He put forward a new theory.
- These foreigners have put forward a proposal for a joint venture.
- She sought out a veteran worker, who put forward a good idea.
- An interesting suggestion for measuring the atmosphere around Mars has been put forward.