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suggestion

sug·ges·tion

suggestion

 
 
pronunciation:
s jes chn [or] sg jes chn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of suggesting or state of being suggested.
The principal listened to the teachers' suggestions for solving some of school's problems.
synonyms:
proposal, propounding, recommendation
similar words:
offer
definition 2: that which is suggested.
Her suggestion of using less air conditioning made the most sense as a way to save money.
synonyms:
offer, pointer, proposal, proposition
similar words:
idea
definition 3: the calling to mind of an idea by analogy or association.
In the poem can be found numerous suggestions of death.
synonyms:
evocation
definition 4: an idea called to mind in this way.
similar words:
idea, intuition
definition 5: a hint; trace.
There seemed to be a suggestion of jealousy in her reaction.
synonyms:
glimmer, hint, shade, shadow, trace, whisper
similar words:
ghost, kiss, note, suspicion, tinge
definition 6: in psychology, the process by which ideas or behavior are induced in a person without coercion or persuasion.
post-hypnotic suggestion
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