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.
adj : mentioned as worthy of acceptance; "the recommended
medicine"; "the suggested course of study" [syn: recommended]