put forward
verb.
put before
I submit to you that the accused is guilty
Synonym: posit, state, submit
verb.
insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized
Women should assert themselves more!
Synonym: assert
verb.
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
verb.
propose as a candidate for some honor
Synonym: nominate, put up