a slight or indirect pointing to something (as a solution or explanation) <if you don't want to give the suggestion that you're evading the truth, you must look your questioner in the eye> Related Words breath
something which is presented for consideration <no one had any better suggestions, so as usual we spent the afternoon at the basketball court> Related Words counteroffer
, ground plan
an almost imperceptible sign of something <we took care to avoid so much as even a suggestion of impropriety>
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