Definitions for suggest
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word suggest.
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: suggero, suggestum, Lat. suggerer, Fr.
Are you not asham’d?
What spirit suggests this imagination? William Shakespeare.
I could never have suffered greater calamities, by denying to sign that justice my conscience suggested to me. Charles I .
These Romish casuists speak peace to the consciences of men, by suggesting something to them, which shall satisfy their minds notwithstanding a known, actual, avowed continuance of their sins. Robert South, Sermons.
Some ideas make themselves way, and are suggested to the mind by all the ways of sensation and reflexion. John Locke.
Reflect upon the different state of the mind in thinking, which those instances of attention, reverie and dreaming naturally enough suggest. John Locke.
Search for some thoughts thy own suggesting mind,
And others dictated by heav’nly pow’r,
Shall rise spontaneous. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.
This the feeling heart
Wou’d naturally suggest. James Thomson.
When devils will their blackest sins put on,
They do suggest at first with heav’nly shows. William Shakespeare.
Knowing that tender youth is soon suggested,
I nightly lodge her in an upper tower. William Shakespeare.
We must suggest the people, in what hatred
He still hath held them, that to’s pow’r he would
Have made them mules. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.
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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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
Take a deep breath. There is not enough evidence to suggest we are on the immediate verge of recession.
We were able to talk to multiple witnesses and we don't have anything to suggest that there was any type of confrontation between the two, it looks like it was an unprovoked attack.
Right now the situation does not appear to be getting significantly better, i wish I could say that things are getting better, but right now there's nothing in the numbers to suggest so.
If you have big goals, that's great. But organizing can get overwhelming if you're not prepared. So, start small. I often suggest your dresser or nightstand. What's there that can go away? Probably trash, dishes or books you've finished, try to clear off at least one or two things. Once those smaller spaces feel cleaner, you can move onto bigger spaces that need some love. And you'll feel better about tackling even the smallest space because it's a check off the to-do list.
We don't know if this correction will be modest or significant, a full-blown bear market or worse, lacking sufficient information to make an informed decision, I only suggest you don't make wild unsubstantiated guesses with your portfolios.
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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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