presuggest

suggest

[suhg-jest, suh-]
verb (used with object)
1.
to mention or introduce (an idea, proposition, plan, etc.) for consideration or possible action: The architect suggested that the building be restored.
2.
to propose (a person or thing) as suitable or possible for some purpose: We suggested him for president.
3.
(of things) to prompt the consideration, making, doing, etc., of: The glove suggests that she was at the scene of the crime.
4.
to bring before a person's mind indirectly or without plain expression: I didn't tell him to leave, I only suggested it.
5.
to call (something) up in the mind through association or natural connection of ideas: The music suggests a still night.

Origin:
1520–30; < Latin suggestus (past participle of suggerere to build up, supply, hint, suggest), equivalent to sug- sug- + ges- (past participle stem of gerere to carry, do, display) + -tus past participle suffix

suggestedness, noun
suggester, noun
suggestingly, adverb
presuggest, verb (used with object)
unsuggested, adjective
unsuggesting, adjective


2. recommend, advise. 4. indicate, imply. See hint.
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suggest (səˈdʒɛst, US səɡˈdʒɛst)
 
vb
1.  to put forward (a plan, idea, etc) for consideration: I suggest Smith for the post; a plan suggested itself
2.  to evoke (a person, thing, etc) in the mind of someone by the association of ideas: that painting suggests home to me
3.  to give an indirect or vague hint of: his face always suggests his peace of mind
 
[C16: from Latin suggerere to bring up, from sub- + gerere to bring]
 
sug'gester
 
n

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