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suggest

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of suggest

  1. 1 to convey an idea indirectly <this letter suggests that there's more going on than she's telling us> Synonyms allude, imply, indicate, infer, insinuate, intimate, hintRelated Words advert, mention, point, refer, signal, signalize, signify; smack (of), smell (of)Near Antonyms announce, declare, proclaim; elucidate, explain, spell out; delineate, describe

  2. 2 to put (something) forward as one's choice for a wise or proper course of action <I suggested that they talk to a therapist about their marital problems> Synonyms counsel, recommend, adviseRelated Words advocate, back, champion, espouse, favor, support; exhort, urge; advance, offer, propose, submit

  3. 3 to set before the mind for consideration <might I suggest, for an appetizer, our jumbo shrimp cocktail?> Synonyms advance, bounce, offer, pose, proffer, propound, propose, voteRelated Words move; nominate, recommend; present, submit, tender, trot out; file, lay, lodge; arrange, calculate, chart, contrive, cover, frame, map, plan, plot, shape





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