Synonyms for suggest
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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes
To imply but stop short of saying explicitly.
Are you suggesting that I killed my wife?
To make one suppose; cause one to suppose (something).
The name hamburger suggests that hamburgers originated from Hamburg.
To ask for without demanding.
I’d like to suggest that we go out to lunch.
The guidebook suggests that we visit the local cathedral, which is apparently beautiful.
English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote
Advert, mention, and refer are used of language that more or less distinctly utters a certain thought; the others of language from which it may be inferred. We allude to a matter slightly, perhaps by a word or phrase, as it were in byplay; we advert to it when we turn from our path to treat it; we refer to it by any clear utterance that distinctly turns the mind or attention to it; as, marginal figures refer to a parallel passage; we mention a thing by explicit word, as by naming it. The speaker adverted to the recent disturbances and the remissness of certain public officers; tho he mentioned no name, it was easy to see to whom he alluded. One may hint at a thing in a friendly way, but what is insinuated is always unfavorable, generally both hostile and cowardly. One may indicate his wishes, intimate his plans, imply his opinion, signify his will, suggest a course of action. Compare SUGGESTION.
The passage evidently alludes to the Jewish Passover.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 2 votes
Princeton's WordNet4.3 / 4 votes
propose, suggest, adviseverb
make a proposal, declare a plan for something
"the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax"
aim, send word, apprise, indicate, pop the question, intimate, counsel, propose, advise, rede, purport, declare oneself, paint a picture, project, hint, offer, evoke, apprize, notify, give notice, nominate, purpose
drop a hint; intimate by a hint
imply as a possibility
"The evidence suggests a need for more clarification"
suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine
"Tetracycline is indicated in such cases"
suggest, evoke, paint a pictureverb
call to mind
"this remark evoked sadness"
conjure, extract, kindle, kick up, provoke, draw out, bring up, propose, advise, invoke, paint a picture, stir, put forward, call down, enkindle, hint, arouse, call forth, intimate, evoke, indicate, educe, elicit, raise, fire, conjure up
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
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To know how to suggest is the art of teaching.
I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little further down our particular path than we have gone ourselves.
There is increasing data to suggest that schools can safely reopen and that safe reopening does not suggest that teachers need to be vaccinated in order to reopen safely, vaccination of teachers is not a prerequisite for the safe reopening of schools.
(The CIA) had ongoing information to suggest that (terrorists) were trying to smuggle nuclear weapons into the U.S., there was all this anthrax stuff going on, there was credible evidence to suggest that there was another wave of attacks coming and we couldn't have it happen.
To suggest the closure of the driver's license offices is a racial issue is simply not true, and to suggest otherwise should be considered an effort to promote a political agenda.
Translations for suggest
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- يقترح, اقترحArabic
- υπαινίσσομαι, συνιστώ, προτείνωGreek
- insinuar, sugerirSpanish
- esittää, [[antaa]] [[ymmärtää]], vihjailla, suositella, ehdottaa, viitataFinnish
- suggérer, proposerFrench
- cuir an aireScottish Gaelic
- ajánl, sejtet, sugalmaz, javasol, sugallHungarian
- proporre, suggerireItalian
- 勧める, 提案, 提案するJapanese
- 시사하다, 추측하다, 제안하다, 암시하다Korean
- antyde, foreslåNorwegian
- voorstellen, suggereren, [[doen]] [[vermoeden]]Dutch
- foreslå, føreslå, antydeNorwegian Nynorsk
- proponować, sugerowaćPolish
- propor, sugerirPortuguese
- предлагать, советовать, посоветовать, предложить, намекать, намекнутьRussian
- antyda, föreslåSwedish
- کا مشورہUrdu
- đề nghịVietnamese
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