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English verb: suggest

1. suggest (communication) make a proposal, declare a plan for something


SamplesThe senator proposed to abolish the sales tax.


ExamplesThey suggest him to write the letter, They suggest to move


Synonymsadvise, propose


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)declare


Narrower (hyponym)advance, advocate, feed back, make a motion, move, posit, proposition, put forward, recommend, state, submit, throw out, urge

2. suggest (communication) drop a hint; intimate by a hint


ExamplesThey suggest that there was a traffic accident


Synonymshint


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)convey


Narrower (hyponym)adumbrate, advert, allude, clue in, insinuate, intimate, touch

3. suggest (communication) imply as a possibility


SamplesThe evidence suggests a need for more clarification.


Synonymsintimate


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)imply


Narrower (hyponym)make out

4. suggest (communication) suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine


SamplesTetracycline is indicated in such cases.


Synonymsindicate


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)inform


Antonymscontraindicate

5. suggest (communication) call to mind


SamplesThis remark evoked sadness.


Synonymsevoke, paint a picture


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)evince, express, show


Narrower (hyponym)imply, incriminate, inculpate, reek, smack, smell









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