Etymology
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suggest (v.)

1520s, "place before another's mind; put forward a proposition," from Latin suggestus, past participle of suggerere "bring up, bring under, lay beneath; furnish, afford, supply; prompt" (see suggestion). Meaning "to act so as to call up the idea of (something else)" is from 1709. Related: Suggested; suggesting.

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Definitions of suggest

suggest (v.)
make a proposal, declare a plan for something;
Synonyms: propose / advise
suggest (v.)
drop a hint; intimate by a hint;
Synonyms: hint
suggest (v.)
imply as a possibility;
The evidence suggests a need for more clarification
Synonyms: intimate
suggest (v.)
call to mind;
Synonyms: evoke / paint a picture
From wordnet.princeton.edu