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Definitions of suggest

  1. To present indirectly; to the mind; hint. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To bring up (an idea) by association or indirectly; hint; intimate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To give rise to thoughts. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To intimate; offer for consideration. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. drop a hint; intimate by a hint Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. imply as a possibility; "The evidence suggests a need for more clarification" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To introduce indirectly to the thoughts; to cause to be thought of, usually by the agency of other objects. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. To propose with difference or modesty; to hint; to intimate; as, to suggest a difficulty. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. To seduce; to prompt to evil; to tempt. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. To inform secretly. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. To make suggestions; to tempt. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. To offer or present to the mind or thoughts; to hint at; to indicate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To offer to the mind or thoughts; to hint or refer to; to intimate or mention in the first instance. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. Suggester. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for suggest

  1. Did Colonel Pennington suggest it to you? – The Valley of the Giants by Peter B. Kyne
  2. " Oh, Mr. Kemble, don't suggest any hope for me. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
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