propose, suggest, adviseverb
make a proposal, declare a plan for something
"the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax"
drop a hint; intimate by a hint
imply as a possibility
"The evidence suggests a need for more clarification"
suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine
"Tetracycline is indicated in such cases"
suggest, evoke, paint a pictureverb
call to mind
"this remark evoked sadness"
To imply but stop short of saying explicitly.
Are you suggesting that I killed my wife?
To make one suppose; cause one to suppose (something).
The name "hamburger" suggests that hamburgers originated from Hamburg.
To ask for without demanding.
I'd like to suggest that we go out to lunch.
The guidebook suggests that we visit the local cathedral, which is apparently beautiful.
to introduce indirectly to the thoughts; to cause to be thought of, usually by the agency of other objects
to propose with difference or modesty; to hint; to intimate; as, to suggest a difficulty
to seduce; to prompt to evil; to tempt
to inform secretly
to make suggestions; to tempt
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
suj-jest′, v.t. to introduce indirectly to the thoughts: to hint.—v.i. to make suggestions.—ns. Sugges′ter; Suggestibil′ity, capability of being suggested.—adj. Sugges′tible.—n. Sugges′tion, act of suggesting: hint: proposal: incitement, temptation: (law) information without oath, not being pleadable: the act of exercising control over a hypnotised subject by communicating some belief or impulse by means of words or gestures, also the idea so suggested; Sugges′tionism, the theory that hypnotic effects are entirely due to the action of suggestion upon weak persons; Sugges′tionist, one who holds this view.—adj. Sugges′tive, containing a hint: fitted to suggest: pertaining to hypnotic suggestion.—adv. Sugges′tively.—ns. Sugges′tiveness, state of being suggestive; Sugges′tor; Sugges′tress; Sugges′tum, a raised platform. [L. sub, under, gerĕre, gestum, to carry.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'suggest' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1184
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'suggest' in Written Corpus Frequency: #992
Rank popularity for the word 'suggest' in Verbs Frequency: #72
The numerical value of suggest in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of suggest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Our data suggest that the symptoms driving the increase in total scores were those related to feeling overwhelmed and stress and anxiety rather than feelings of being down and unmotivated, this supports theories that it is potentially a consequence of the fast-paced modern world.
Our findings suggest that the student is known to carry a weapon and had been carrying this weapon for quite some time, maybe as much as several weeks, guns will get you in more trouble than they will ever get you out of.
I’m getting my refund, I’m getting my refund from Costco, i suggest everyone in California get their refund from Costco. Give up your membership to Costco until they remove this.
They can call it whatever they want. Romney didn't win did he? i called him into my office and told him he should take a look at it. He was stunned because I was first to suggest it to him.
However, there is ample evidence to suggest that loving, kind and supportive relationships are very important for both a satisfying sex life and for mental well-being throughout the life course, whatever patients and societies can do to promote kindness and love is likely to benefit mental wellness as we age.
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- يقترح, اقترحArabic
- υπαινίσσομαι, συνιστώ, προτείνωGreek
- insinuar, sugerirSpanish
- esittää, [[antaa]] [[ymmärtää]], vihjailla, suositella, ehdottaa, viitataFinnish
- suggérer, proposerFrench
- cuir an aireScottish Gaelic
- ajánl, sejtet, sugalmaz, javasol, sugallHungarian
- proporre, suggerireItalian
- 勧める, 提案, 提案するJapanese
- 시사하다, 추측하다, 제안하다, 암시하다Korean
- antyde, foreslåNorwegian
- voorstellen, suggereren, [[doen]] [[vermoeden]]Dutch
- foreslå, føreslå, antydeNorwegian Nynorsk
- proponować, sugerowaćPolish
- propor, sugerirPortuguese
- предлагать, советовать, посоветовать, предложить, намекать, намекнутьRussian
- antyda, föreslåSwedish
- کا مشورہUrdu
- đề nghịVietnamese
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