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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sug·gest /səgˈʤɛst, səˈʤɛst/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sug·gest v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suggested p. pr. & vb. n. Suggesting.]
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: make a proposal, declare a plan for something [syn: propose,
      2: imply as a possibility; "The evidence suggests a need for
         more clarification" [syn: intimate]
      3: drop a hint; intimate by a hint [syn: hint]
      4: suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine;
         "Tetracycline is indicated in such cases" [syn: indicate]
         [ant: contraindicate]
      5: call to mind or evoke [syn: evoke, paint a picture]