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Another word for suggest

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Verb
  1. To state, as an idea, for consideration

    See also:

    offer

  2. To lead to by logical inference

    See also:

    meaning

  3. To convey an idea by indirect, subtle means

    Idioms:
    See also:

    suggest

    show

  4. To have a particular flavor or suggestion of something

    See also:

    suggest

Another word for suggest

Verb
  1. To make a suggestion

    See also:

    propose

  2. To bring to mind

    See also:

    hint

Synonym Study

  • Insinuate implies the subtle hinting of something disagreeable or of that which one lacks the courage to say outright are you insinuating that I am dishonest?
  • Intimate suggests a making known obliquely by a very slight hint she only dared to intimate her feelings
  • Hint connotes faint or indirect suggestion that is, however, intended to be understood he hinted that he would come
  • Imply stresses a putting into the mind of something inherent in a word, remark, action, or situation, but not openly expressed, and suggests the need for inference the answer implied a refusal, her novels imply a belief that good triumphs over evil
  • Suggest implies a putting of something into the mind either intentionally, as by way of a proposal I suggest you leave now, or unintentionally, as through association of ideas the smell of ether suggests a hospital