Definition for SUG'GEST

SUG'GEST, v.t. [L. suggero, suggestus; sub and gero; It. suggerire; Fr. suggerer.]

  1. To hint; to intimate or mention in the first instance; as, to suggest a new mode of cultivation; to suggest a different scheme or measure; to suggest a new idea.
  2. To offer to the mind or thoughts. Some ideas are suggested to the mind by all the ways of sensation and reflection. – Locke.
  3. To seduce; to draw to ill by insinuation. Knowing that tender youth is soon suggested. – Shak. [Not in use.]
  4. To inform secretly. We must suggest the people. [Not in use.] – Shak.

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