Origin of propoundaltered from propone
transitive verbpro·pound·ed, pro·pound·ing, pro·pounds
Origin of propoundAlteration of propoune from Middle English proponen from Latin prōpōnere to set forth ; see propose .
(third-person singular simple present propounds, present participle propounding, simple past and past participle propounded)
From the Middle English proponen (“to put forward"), from Latin proponere (“to put forward"), from pro- (“before") + ponere (“to put")