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1. suggest

verb. ['səˈdʒɛst'] make a proposal, declare a plan for something.

Synonyms

  • propose
  • proposition
  • state
  • throw out
  • advise
  • submit
  • advocate
  • put forward
  • make a motion
  • urge
  • recommend
  • move
  • declare
  • feed back
  • advance

Antonyms

  • universal proposition
  • particular
  • particular proposition
  • imperfection

Etymology

  • suggerere (Latin)

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How do you pronounce suggest?

Pronounce suggest as səˈʤɛst.

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How do you spell suggest? Is it sugget ?

A common misspelling of suggest is sugget

Example sentences of the word suggest


1. Verb, base form
Facebook uses an HTML element called a DIV to suggest new friends in the People You May Know box.

2. Adjective, superlative
Academic studies have been performed to identify problems with the Peace Corps and suggest solutions.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
We also suggest reading the section of the missal outlining the sacrament of marriage.

Quotes containing the word suggest


1. I think the warning labels on alcoholic beverages are too bland. They should be more vivid. Here is one I would suggest: "Alcohol will turn you into the same asshole your father was.
- George Carlin, When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?

2. If love had feathers and tasted like dog food, then I suggest you wear shoes with your banana pudding. (This statement also defines my political beliefs).
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. 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 yet gone ourselves.
- E.M. Forster

2. suggest

verb. ['səˈdʒɛst'] imply as a possibility.

Synonyms

  • imply
  • intimate

Antonyms

  • order
  • being
  • union

Etymology

  • suggerere (Latin)

3. suggest

verb. ['səˈdʒɛst'] drop a hint; intimate by a hint.

Synonyms

  • intimate
  • allude
  • clue in
  • convey
  • insinuate
  • hint
  • touch
  • adumbrate

Antonyms

  • nonexistence
  • activity
  • action
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • suggerere (Latin)

4. suggest

verb. ['səˈdʒɛst'] call to mind.

Synonyms

  • evoke
  • evince
  • inculpate
  • paint a picture
  • express
  • imply
  • show
  • smell
  • incriminate
  • smack

Antonyms

  • motion
  • inaction
  • dystopia
  • heterozygosity

Etymology

  • suggerere (Latin)

5. suggest

verb. ['səˈdʒɛst'] suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine.

Synonyms

  • indicate

Antonyms

  • unemployment
  • maturity

Etymology

  • suggerere (Latin)
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