propose, suggest, advise(verb)
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 picture(verb)
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
Examples of suggest in a Sentence
I do not mean to suggest that our handsome, newly enlarged library is to be a headquarters of busy bookworms, old and young, routinely absorbing knowledge by the hour while birds sing outside and the Mets fight it out for last place in the National League. On the contrary, a good library is a joyful place where the imagination roams free, and life is actively enriched.
People could not be made to awake to their senses through generations by any history or holy book as repeatedly happening cases of scams & scandals suggest, so how can a person make them look to the facts or their wrongful acts through quotes or even one-line proverb.
I hope to find 12 people in Manhattan who may have heard a lot of the allegations against Mr. Havey Weinstein but will give the court their sworn assurances that they will decide this case based on the evidence that comes into the courtroom and not on what they made have read, or what they may have heard, i think part of what we're trying to suggest in these motions to dismiss is that contrary to what people may have read and may have heard, there is another side here.
Of course I didn't intend to suggest anything other than political and public opinion consequences for the Supreme Court, and it is a gross distortion to imply otherwise. I'm from Brooklyn. We speak in strong language. I shouldn't have used the words I did, but in no way was I making a threat. I never, never would do such a thing. And Leader( Mitch) McConnell knows that. And Republicans who are busy manufacturing outrage over these comments know that, too.
By no means do I want to suggest that Puerto Rico is the center of everything Trump-related, but it certainly is a platform which exemplifies all of the worst traits of The President, why The President is racist.
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- اقترح, يقترحArabic
- συνιστώ, υπαινίσσομαι, προτείνωGreek
- sugerir, insinuarSpanish
- viitata, suositella, esittää, [[antaa]] [[ymmärtää]], vihjailla, ehdottaaFinnish
- suggérer, proposerFrench
- cuir an aireScottish Gaelic
- sugall, javasol, ajánl, sejtet, sugalmazHungarian
- proporre, suggerireItalian
- 提案, 提案する, 勧めるJapanese
- 시사하다, 암시하다, 추측하다, 제안하다Korean
- antyde, foreslåNorwegian
- suggereren, voorstellen, [[doen]] [[vermoeden]]Dutch
- føreslå, foreslå, antydeNorwegian Nynorsk
- sugerować, proponowaćPolish
- sugerir, proporPortuguese
- предлагать, предложить, советовать, намекнуть, посоветовать, намекатьRussian
- antyda, föreslåSwedish
- کا مشورہUrdu
- đề nghịVietnamese
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