Proposal


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Proposal

A written offer from a contractor to perform work and/or supply materials; typically describes the extent of the work and its cost.

bid

1. An offer to perform the work described in a contract at a specified cost.
2. A complete and properly signed proposal to do the work, 1 or designated portion thereof for the sums stipulated therein, supported by data called for by the bidding requirements.
References in classic literature ?
Bounderby has made his proposal of marriage to me, and has entreated me to make it known to you, and to express his hope that you will take it into your favourable consideration.
Bounderby likes to take me thus, I am satisfied to accept his proposal.
Father,' she returned, almost scornfully, 'what other proposal can have been made to me?
That the members of the aforesaid Corresponding Society be, and are hereby informed, that their proposal to pay the postage of their letters, and the carriage of their parcels, has been deliberated upon by this Association: that this Association considers such proposal worthy of the great minds from which it emanated, and that it hereby signifies its perfect acquiescence therein.
My friend, I am going to marry this man; I have no choice but to accept his proposal.
Could she fairly expect in the time to come to receive any more attractive proposal than the proposal now addressed to her?
Mrs General being an article of that lustrous surface which suggests that it is worth any money, he made a formal proposal to be allowed to have the honour and pleasure of regarding her as a member of his family.
During my stay here many proposals were made for my return to England, but none falling out to my mind, the English merchant who lodged with me, and whom I had contracted an intimate acquaintance with, came to me one morning, saying: "Countryman, I have a project to communicate, which, as it suits with my thoughts, may, for aught I know, suit with yours also, when you shall have thoroughly considered it.
I thank you again and again for the honour you have done me in your proposals, but to accept them is absolutely impossible.
cried he, with an air of awkward gallantry; "and I am persuaded that when sanctioned by the express authority of both your excellent parents, my proposals will not fail of being acceptable.
The fourth potential difference is in the definition of deficiencies, "or a combination of significant weaknesses in a proposal .
So, if your grant proposal aims to help farms in Arkansas, don't run it by DeVries; he looks for the proposals that reach beyond U.