Suggest

Definition of Suggest

Sug`gest´
v. t.1.To introduce indirectly to the thoughts; to cause to be thought of, usually by the agency of other objects.
[imp. & p. p. Suggested ; p. pr. & vb. n. Suggesting.]
Some ideas . . . are suggested to the mind by all the ways of sensation and reflection.
- Locke.
2.To propose with difference or modesty; to hint; to intimate; as, to suggest a difficulty.
3.To seduce; to prompt to evil; to tempt.
Knowing that tender youth is soon suggested.
- Shak.
4.To inform secretly.
v. i.1.To make suggestions; to tempt.

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