American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To offer for consideration or action; propose: suggest things for children to do; suggested that we take a walk.
- v. To bring or call to mind by logic or association; evoke: a cloud that suggests a mushroom; a ringlike symbol suggesting unity.
- v. To make evident indirectly; intimate or imply: a silence that suggested disapproval.
- v. To serve as or provide a motive for; prompt or demand: Such a crime suggests apt punishment.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To place before another's mind problematically; hint; intimate; insinuate; introduce to another's mind by the prompting of an indirect or mediate association.
- To act, as an idea, so as to call up (another idea) by virtue either of an association or of a natural connection between the ideas.
- To seduce; tempt; tempt away (from).
- Synonyms Intimate, Insinuate, etc. See hint.
- To indicate, prompt, advise, remind of.
- To make suggestions; be tempting; present thoughts or motives with indirectness or with diffidence to the mind.
- v. transitive To imply but stop short of saying explicitly.
- v. To make one suppose; cause one to suppose (something).
- v. transitive To ask for without demanding.
- v. transitive To recommend.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To introduce indirectly to the thoughts; to cause to be thought of, usually by the agency of other objects.
- v. To propose with difference or modesty; to hint; to intimate.
- v. obsolete To seduce; to prompt to evil; to tempt.
- v. obsolete To inform secretly.
- v. obsolete To make suggestions; to tempt.
- v. call to mind
- v. suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine
- v. drop a hint; intimate by a hint
- v. make a proposal, declare a plan for something
- v. imply as a possibility
- From Latin suggerere ("to carry or bring under, furnish, supply, excite, advise, suggest"), from sub ("under") + gerere ("to bear, carry"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin suggerere, suggest- : sub-, up; see sub- + gerere, to carry. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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