What does suggestive mean?

Definitions for suggestive
səgˈdʒɛs tɪv, sə-sug·ges·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. implicative, suggestive(adj)

    tending to suggest or imply

    "artifacts suggestive of an ancient society"; "an implicative statement"

  2. indicative, indicatory, revelatory, significative, suggestive(adj)

    (usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly

    "actions indicative of fear"

  3. suggestive(adj)

    tending to suggest something improper or indecent

    "a suggestive nod"; "suggestive poses"

Wiktionary

  1. suggestive(Adjective)

    Tending to suggest or imply.

    The painting is abstract, but the colors are suggestive of fruit or the Mediterranean.

  2. suggestive(Adjective)

    Suggesting romance, sex, etc.

    She crossed her legs and shot him a suggestive smile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suggestive(adj)

    containing a suggestion, hint, or intimation

How to pronounce suggestive?

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How to say suggestive in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suggestive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suggestive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of suggestive in a Sentence

  1. William James:

    An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.

  2. Aaron Levenstein:

    Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.

  3. Linda Cope:

    People were urinating off the balconies, throwing up in the elevators, making suggestive and sexual comments about veterans with their service dogs and derogatory and suggestive comments about their wives.

  4. Robert Fromm:

    This patient's symptoms and presentation aren't strongly suggestive of the Ebola disease, given his presentation, I would not be surprised if he actually was discharged back home following his additional evaluation.

  5. William Dunkelberg:

    The reported gains in compensation are still in the range typical of an economy with reasonable growth, and labor market conditions are suggestive of a tightening, which will put further upward pressure on compensation.

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