Another word for suggest
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These verbs mean to convey thoughts or ideas by indirection. Suggest refers to the calling of something to mind as the result of an association of ideas: “his erect and careless attitude suggesting assurance and power” (Joseph Conrad). To imply is to suggest a thought or an idea by letting it be inferred from something else, such as a statement, that is more explicit: The effusive praise the professor heaped on one of the students seemed to imply disapproval of the rest. Hint refers to an oblique or covert suggestion that often contains clues: My imagination supplied the explanation you only hinted at. Intimate applies to indirect, subtle expression that often reflects discretion, tact, or reserve: She intimated that her neighbors were having marital problems. To insinuate is to suggest something, usually something unpleasant, in a covert, sly, and underhanded manner: The columnist insinuated that the candidate raised money unethically.
Another word for suggestverb
To state, as an idea, for consideration:advance, offer, pose, propose, propound, put forward, set forth, submit. See offer
To lead to by logical inference:imply, indicate, point to. See meaning
To convey an idea by indirect, subtle means:hint, imply, insinuate, intimate2. Idiom: drop a hint. See show, suggest
To have a particular flavor or suggestion of something:savor, smack2, smell, taste. See suggest