Definition of suggestion
- the power of suggestion
- a suggestion of a smile
Do you have any suggestions?
Please send comments and suggestions to our post office box.
I have a suggestion: call the store and ask them about it.
I'd like to offer a suggestion.
I reject his suggestion that we shouldn't have helped them.
trying to influence people's thoughts by using suggestion
The director relies on the power of suggestion rather than explicitly showing the murder.
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: an idea about what someone should do or how someone should behave
: something that is said in an indirect way
: an action, quality, appearance, etc., that seems to indicate the presence or existence of something
See words that rhyme with suggestion Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for suggestion Spanish Central: Translation of suggestion Nglish: Translation of suggestion for Spanish speakers Britannica English: Translation of suggestion for Arabic speakers Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about suggestion
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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