Synonyms and related words:
adumbrate, advance, advert, advise, advocate, allegorize, allude, allude to, ape, appear like, approach, approve, approximate, argue, assume, attest, be construed as, be indicative of, be like, be redolent of, be significant of, be symptomatic of, bear resemblance, bespeak, betoken, bid fair, breathe, brief, bring before, bring forward, bring to mind, bring to recollection, bring up, broach, call to mind, call up, carry back, characterize, coach, come close, come near, commend to attention, compare with, confer, conjecture, connote, consult with, copy, correspond, counsel, counterfeit, demonstrate, denominate, denote, differentiate, direct, disclose, display, drop a hint, entail, evidence, evince, evoke, exhibit, express, favor, follow, furnish evidence, give a hint, give evidence, give indication of, give prospect of, give the cue, give token, glance at, go to show, guide, highlight, hint, hint at, hold out hope, hold the promptbook, identify, illustrate, imagine, imitate, implicate, imply, import, indicate, infer, insinuate, instruct, intimate, introduce, involve, jog the memory, kibitz, launch, lay before, look like, make a motion, make fair promise, make likely, manifest, mark, match, mean, mean to say, meddle, mention, mimic, mirror, moot, move, nag, near, nearly reproduce, not tell apart, note, nudge, offer, offer a resolution, open up, outline, parallel, partake of, point, point indirectly to, point to, pose, postulate, prefer, prescribe, present, presume, presuppose, proffer, promise, prompt, prompt the mind, propose, proposition, propound, put, put forth, put forward, put in mind, put in remembrance, put it to, raise expectation, recall, recommend, refer, refer to, remember, remind, remind one of, resemble, reveal, savor of, seem like, set before, set forth, set forward, shadow forth, show, show signs of, signalize, signify, simulate, sketch, smack of, sound like, speak for itself, speak volumes, spell, stack up with, stand fair to, stand for, start, submit, support, suppose, symbolize, symptomatize, symptomize, take after, take for granted, tell, tend to show, testify, theorize, typify, urge

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  • suggest — 1 Suggest, imply, hint, intimate, insinuate can all mean to convey an idea or the thought of something by indirect means. Suggest emphasizes a putting into the mind as the result of an association of ideas, an awakening of a desire, or an… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • suggest — 1. When followed by a that clause (or one with that omitted) and proposing a course of action rather than hinting at a fact, suggest commonly generates a subjunctive verb, and the same is true of the noun suggestion: • Uncle doesn t suggest that… …   Modern English usage

  • suggest — [səg jest′; ] also, & Brit usually [, sə jest′] vt. [< L suggestus, pp. of suggerere, to carry or lay under, furnish < sub ,SUB + gerere, to carry] 1. to mention as something to think over, act on, etc.; bring to the mind for consideration… …   English World dictionary

  • Suggest — Sug*gest , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suggested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suggesting}.] [L. suggestus, p. p. of suggerere to put under, furnish, suggest; sub under + gerere to carry, to bring. See {Jest}.] 1. To introduce indirectly to the thoughts; to cause… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suggest — ► VERB 1) put forward for consideration. 2) cause one to think that (something) exists or is the case. 3) state or express indirectly. 4) (suggest itself) (of an idea) come into one s mind. ORIGIN Latin suggerere suggest, prompt …   English terms dictionary

  • suggest — sug·gest vt 1: to mention or imply as a possibility 2: to enter on the record as a suggestion Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. suggest …   Law dictionary

  • suggest — [v1] convey advice, plan, desire advance, advise, advocate, broach, commend, conjecture, exhort, give a tip*, move, offer, plug*, pose, prefer, propone, propose, proposition, propound, put, put forward, put in two cents*, put on to something*,… …   New thesaurus

  • Suggest — Sug*gest , v. i. To make suggestions; to tempt. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And ever weaker grows through acted crime, Or seeming genial, venial fault, Recurring and suggesting still. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suggest — 1520s, from L. suggestus, pp. of suggerere (see SUGGESTION (Cf. suggestion)). Related: Suggested; suggesting …   Etymology dictionary

  • suggest */*/*/ — UK [səˈdʒest] / US [səɡˈdʒest] verb [transitive] Word forms suggest : present tense I/you/we/they suggest he/she/it suggests present participle suggesting past tense suggested past participle suggested Get it right: suggest: When suggest means to …   English dictionary

  • suggest — sug|gest W1S1 [səˈdʒest US səgˈdʒest] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of suggerere to put under, provide, suggest , from sub ( SUB ) + gerere to carry ] 1.) to tell someone your ideas about what they should do, where… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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