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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Suggest  \Sug*gest"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Suggested};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Suggesting}.]  [L.  suggestus  p.  p.  of  suggerere  to 
  put  under  furnish,  suggest;  sub  under  +  gerere  to  carry,  to 
  bring  See  {Jest}.] 
  1.  To  introduce  indirectly  to  the  thoughts;  to  cause  to  be 
  thought  of  usually  by  the  agency  of  other  objects. 
  Some  ideas  .  .  .  are  suggested  to  the  mind  by  all 
  the  ways  of  sensation  and  reflection.  --Locke. 
  2.  To  propose  with  difference  or  modesty;  to  hint;  to 
  intimate;  as  to  suggest  a  difficulty. 
  3.  To  seduce;  to  prompt  to  evil;  to  tempt.  [Obs.] 
  Knowing  that  tender  youth  is  soon  suggested.  --Shak. 
  4.  To  inform  secretly.  [Obs.] 
  Syn:  To  hint;  allude  to  refer  to  insinuate. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Suggest  \Sug*gest"\,  v.  i. 
  To  make  suggestions;  to  tempt.  [Obs.] 
  And  ever  weaker  grows  through  acted  crime,  Or 
  seeming-genial,  venial  fault,  Recurring  and  suggesting 
  still  --Tennyson. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  1:  make  a  proposal,  declare  a  plan  for  something  [syn:  {propose}, 
  2:  drop  a  hint;  intimate  by  a  hint  [syn:  {hint}] 
  3:  imply  as  a  possibility;  "The  evidence  suggests  a  need  for 
  more  clarification"  [syn:  {intimate}] 
  4:  suggest  the  necessity  of  an  intervention;  in  medicine: 
  "Tetracycline  is  indicated  in  such  cases"  [syn:  {indicate}] 
  [ant:  {contraindicate}] 
  5:  call  to  mind  or  evoke  [syn:  {evoke},  {paint  a  picture}] 

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