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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Suggest \Sug*gest"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suggested; p. pr. &
vb. n. Suggesting.] [L. suggestus, p. p. of suggerere to
put under, furnish, suggest; sub under + gerere to carry, to
bring. See Jest.]
1. To introduce indirectly to the thoughts; to cause to be
thought of, usually by the agency of other objects.
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. [Obs.]
Knowing that tender youth is soon suggested. --Shak.
4. To inform secretly. [Obs.]
Syn: To hint; allude to; refer to; insinuate.
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