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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 1: to put forth for thinking about; propose.
We suggested several ways to raise money.
synonyms:
advance, offer, propose
similar words:
advise, advocate, bid, counsel, introduce, pose, present, raise, recommend, submit, urge
definition 2: to bring to mind in a way that is not direct; hint.
The story suggests a deeper meaning.
synonyms:
imply
similar words:
hint, indicate, pose
definition 3: to call to mind by being similar to.
The rain suggests tears.
similar words:
mimic, recall, resemble
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