Definition for SUG-GES'TION

SUG-GES'TION, n. [Fr.; from suggest.]

  1. A hint; a first intimation, proposal or mention. The measure was adopted at the suggestion of an eminent philosopher.
  2. Presentation of an idea to the mind; as, the suggestions of fancy or imagination; the suggestions of conscience.
  3. Insinuation; secret notification or incitement. – Shak.
  4. In law, information without oath.

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