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Definition 1: make a proposal, declare a plan for something - [verb of communication]

Samples where suggest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax

Synonyms for suggest in the sense of this definition

(suggest is a kind of ...) state emphatically and authoritatively

"He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"

(... is a kind of suggest ) push for something

"The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"

(... is a kind of suggest ) bring forward for consideration or acceptance

"advance an argument"

(... is a kind of suggest ) suggest sex to

"She was propositioned by a stranger at the party"

(... is a kind of suggest ) respond to a query or outcome

(... is a kind of suggest ) put before

"I submit to you that the accused is guilty"

(... is a kind of suggest ) propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting

Definition 2: call to mind - [verb of communication]

Samples where suggest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • this remark evoked sadness

Synonyms for suggest in the sense of this definition

(suggest is a kind of ...) give expression to

"She showed her disappointment"

(... is a kind of suggest ) have an element suggestive (of something)

"his speeches smacked of racism" "this passage smells of plagiarism"

(... is a kind of suggest ) suggest that someone is guilty

Definition 3: imply as a possibility - [verb of communication]

Samples where suggest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The evidence suggests a need for more clarification

Synonyms for suggest in the sense of this definition

(suggest is a kind of ...) suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic

(... is a kind of suggest ) imply or suggest

"Your remarks make me out to be stupid"

Definition 4: drop a hint; intimate by a hint - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for suggest in the sense of this definition

(suggest is a kind of ...) (of information) make known; pass on

"She conveyed the message to me"

(... is a kind of suggest ) give to understand

"I insinuated that I did not like his wife"

(... is a kind of suggest ) provide someone with a clue

"Can you clue me in?"

(... is a kind of suggest ) make a more or less disguised reference to

"He alluded to the problem but did not mention it"

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