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|part of speech:
||suggests, suggesting, suggested
||to tell someone what you think is a good idea to do.
My mother suggested several ways to calm the baby.He suggested that we should go out for dinner.
- similar words:
- advise, introduce, present, recommend, urge
||suggestingly (adv.), suggester (n.)
The word suggest
contains the following part:
that means under, below
More about this word part:
The prefix "sug-
" occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of "sub-
" used before roots beginning with "g." See sub-