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[v] drop a hint; intimate by a hint
[v] suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine; "Tetracycline is indicated in such cases"
[v] call to mind or evoke
[v] imply as a possibility; "The evidence suggests a need for more clarification"
[v] make a proposal, declare a plan for something

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\Sug*gest"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suggested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suggesting}.] [L. suggestus, p. p. of suggerere to put under, furnish, suggest; sub under + gerere to carry, to bring. See {Jest}.]
1. To introduce indirectly to the thoughts; to cause to be thought of, usually by the agency of other objects. Some ideas . . . are suggested to the mind by all the ways of sensation and reflection. --Locke.
2. To propose with difference or modesty; to hint; to intimate; as, to suggest a difficulty.
3. To seduce; to prompt to evil; to tempt. [Obs.] Knowing that tender youth is soon suggested. --Shak.
4. To inform secretly. [Obs.] Syn: To hint; allude to; refer to; insinuate.
\Sug*gest"\, v. i. To make suggestions; to tempt. [Obs.] And ever weaker grows through acted crime, Or seeming-genial, venial fault, Recurring and suggesting still. --Tennyson.

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