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suggest

sug·gest

suggest

 
pronunciation:
s jest [or] sg jest
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part of speech: verb
inflections: suggests, suggesting, suggested
definition: 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.
synonyms:
propose
similar words:
advise, introduce, present, recommend, urge
derivations: suggestingly (adv.), suggester (n.)
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The word suggest contains the following part:
sug- Latin prefix that means under, below
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The prefix "sug- " occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of "sub-" used before roots beginning with "g." See sub-.
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synonyms:
tec