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suggesting

verb
present participle of suggest

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1 to convey an idea indirectly
  • this letter suggests that there's more going on than she's telling us

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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

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3 to set before the mind for consideration
  • might I suggest, for an appetizer, our jumbo shrimp cocktail?

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“Suggesting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/suggesting. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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