Definitions of suggestion

  1. the act of inducing hypnosis Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of suggesting; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an idea that is suggested; "the picnic was her suggestion" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The control of the mind of an hypnotic subject by ideas in the mind of the hypnotizer. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The act of suggesting; presentation of an idea. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. That which is suggested; an intimation; an insinuation; a hint; a different proposal or mention; also, formerly, a secret incitement; temptation. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Charge; complaint; accusation. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. Information without oath; an entry of a material fact or circumstance on the record for the information of the court, at the death or insolvency of a party. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. The act or power of originating or recalling ideas or relations, distinguished as original and relative; -- a term much used by Scottish metaphysicians from Hutcherson to Thomas Brown. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. The act of presenting an idea indirectly to the mind; an idea introduced indirectly to the mind or thoughts; hint. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Act of suggesting: hint: proposal. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. The act of suggesting; hint; insinuation: intimation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Something offered to the mind or thoughts; a hint; private information. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for suggestion

  1. Tuppy made a suggestion Why not take out one of the cars and drive over to Kingham and get the key from Seppings?" – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  2. Fear in man is a result of repeated suggestion to which low health- tone is a natural invitation. – Mastery of Self by Frank Channing Haddock