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

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. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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suggest (səˈdʒɛst, US səɡˈdʒɛst)
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]

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Example sentences
We suggest not including a section on the candidate's published poetry here
  because it is not part of her scholarship.
Some also suggest that to be invasive, a species must have negative effects on
  native wildlife.
Several, but not all, studies suggest that those of us who own pets tend to be
  somewhat happier than those of us who do not.
Studies suggest that they may help reduce the risk of heart disease.
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