Complete Definition of "suggest"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/sÉËdÊÉst/, /sÉgËdÊÉst/ SAMPA|/[email protected]"dZEst/, /[email protected]"dZEst/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Ést|-Ést

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To imply but stop short of saying explicitly.

#: Are you suggesting that I killed my wife?

  1. transitive To ask for without demanding.

#: Iâd like to suggest that we go out to lunch.

Usage notes
i|ask for without demanding This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (the form ending in -ing). See Appendix:English catenative verbs

Synonyms
(imply but stop short of saying explicitly): hint, imply
(ask for without demanding): propose

Translations

imply but stop short of saying explicitly
See imply

trans-top|ask for without demanding
Arabic: ARchar|اÙترح unicode|(iqtáraħa)
Chinese: 建議, 建议 (jiànyì)
Dutch: voorstellen
Estonian: soovitama
Finnish: ehdottaa
French: proposer#French|proposer, suggérer
German: vorschlagen
Greek: ÏÏοÏείνÏ
Hungarian: javasolni, ajánlani
Hebrew: ××צ××¢ (li-hitsiâa)
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Italian: proporre, suggerire
Japanese: ææ¡ãã (ã¦ããããã, teian surú)
Korean: ììíë¤ (amsihada)
Malay: cadang
Portuguese: propor, sugerir
Russian: пÑедлагаÑÑ (predlagátâ)
Spanish: sugerir
Swedish: föreslå
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Derived terms
suggestion pos_n
suggestive pos_a

fr:suggest
io:suggest
hu:suggest
ja:suggest
simple:suggest
fi:suggest
ta:suggest
te:suggest
vi:suggest
zh:suggest

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