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Definition of "suggest" []

  • To offer for consideration or action; propose: suggest things for children to do; suggested that we take a walk. (verb-transitive)
  • To bring or call to mind by logic or association; evoke: a cloud that suggests a mushroom; a ringlike symbol suggesting unity. (verb-transitive)
  • To make evident indirectly; intimate or imply: a silence that suggested disapproval. (verb-transitive)
  • To serve as or provide a motive for; prompt or demand: Such a crime suggests apt punishment. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "suggest" in a sentence
  • "However, as the title suggest, the blogs also suggest ways of countering "Eurabia" and restoring sanity."
  • "As the title suggest is a hive of authors that posting and sharing their fiction with anyone with access to the World Wide Web."
  • "It's about as good as the title suggest ie; not very, but there are some corker tracks."