A plan or suggestion, especially a formal or written one, put forward for consideration by others.

“A set of proposals for a major new high-speed rail link”. Synonyms as scheme, plan, project, presentation, suggestion, draft, tender, recommendation.

Proposal is a plan or suggestion or your planning. A business proposal is a written offer from a seller to a prospective buyer.

Business proposals are often a key step in the complex sales process. A plan or an idea often a formal.


Come into view, appear or be just visible. Look, view, regard, look closely. Look with difficulty or concentration at someone or something.

He peered into the darkness. His pale blue eyes peered anxiously at VIC. I peered through the letter box. She peered around the conner. She peered out of the window. She peered round into the farmyard.

If you peer at something, you look at it very hard, usually because it is difficult to.


Writing method that increases speed and brevity of writing as compared to longhand.

Concise and exact use of words in writing or speech. “The staff will edit manuscripts with a view to brevity and clarify”. Shortness, briefness, compactness, compression. “The brevity of human life”.

Using only a few words or lasting only a short time. Shortness of duration, especially shortness or conciseness of expression.

Concise and exact use of words in writing or speech. Something is the fact that it is short or lasts for only a short time.


Shorthand was used more widely in the past, before the invention of recording and dictation machines.

The action of inventing something typically a process or device. “The invention of printing in the 15th century”. Conception, innovation, construction.

An invention is a unique or novel device, method, composition, or process. The invention process is a process within an overall engineering and product development process.

It may be an improvement upon a machine or product or a new process for creating an object or a result.

An invention is something such as a device or process that has been created or made up.


Incognito, alias, stage name, or nickname. A name someone uses instead of their real name, especially on a written work.

A pseudonym is a name which someone, usually a writer, uses instead of his or her real name. “Both plays were published under the pseudonym of Philip Dayre”.

A name that someone, often a writer, uses instead of their real name. A name that a person or group assumes for a particular.

A designated authority may be able to revoke the pseudonym. Or synonyms as nickname or pen name.


Merge. Combine or cause to combine to form a single entity. Incorporate, affiliate, integrate, intermix, conglomerate.

To combine or join together, or to cause things to do this. “They decided to merge the two companies into one”.

Integrated, joined or combine. If one thing merges with another, or is merged with another, they combine.

“They voted to merge the two branch offices into a single unit”. To join things together.


Out and away from a starting point. When someone goes forth from a place, they leave it. Out of a place and goes on.

Onward or outward in place or space, forward is to come forth or go forth. If you declare that from today forth, you’ll pursue your dream of becoming a rodeo clown, it means you will work every day to make it happen.

Forth is defined as forward, beyond or out of hiding. An example of forth is all the people standing in front of a certain person in line are able to get in, from this person forth can enter.

Synonyms as out from, out of, and so on, ahead, forward, on, onward. “The snow is gone, and the flowers are ready to spring forth”.


It can also be used to mean ‘apart from that’ as in “Both players suffered bruising but were otherwise unhurt”.

Experienced or be subjected to something bad or unpleasant. “He suffered intense pain”. Synonyms as be in pain, feel pain, be upset.

To experience physical or mental pain. Or to experience or show the effects of something bad.

To feel pain or something equally unpleasant. If you suffer pain, you feel it in your body or in your mind.


Synonyms as celebrated, famous, acknowledged, praised, outstanding, distinguished, admire, renowned, noted, famed, highly esteemed.

Famous, renowned, well known, esteemed, honoured, acclaimed. “That hairstyle makes you look quite distinguished”. Very successful authoritative, and commanding great respect.

Used to describe a person, especially an older person, who looks formal, stylish or wise. Of a person or a body of work respected and admired for excelence.

A person especially an older person, might be described as being distinguished in appearance if the person looks important and respected.


A person with an outstanding intellect. Synonyms as genius, intellect, author, planner, bright.

To plan a difficult activity, often a crime, in detail and make certain that it happens successfully.

A person who supplies the directing or creative intelligence for a project. If you mastermind a difficult or complicated activity, you plan it in detail.

A person with an outstanding intellect. A mastermind is a brilliant thinker with original ideas. You might be a chess mastermind or a criminal mastermind.

To plan and direct (a usually complex project or activity), especially skillfully. Someone who plans and organizes a complicated activity.