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sug·ges·tion

 (səg-jĕs′chən, sə-jĕs′-)
n.
1. The act of suggesting: bought the book at my suggestion.
2. Something suggested: Are you going to follow my suggestions?
3. The sequential process by which one thought or mental image leads to another.
4.
a. A psychological process by which an idea is induced in or adopted by another without argument, command, or coercion.
b. An idea or response so induced.
5. A hint or trace: just a suggestion of makeup; the first suggestion of trouble ahead.

suggestion

(səˈdʒɛstʃən)
n
1. something that is suggested
2. a hint or indication: a suggestion of the odour of violets.
3. (Psychology) psychol the process whereby the mere presentation of an idea to a receptive individual leads to the acceptance of that idea. See also autosuggestion

sug•ges•tion

(səgˈdʒɛs tʃən, sə-)

n.
1. the act of suggesting or the state of being suggested.
2. something suggested, as a piece of advice.
3. a slight trace: a suggestion of tears in his eyes.
4. the calling up in the mind of one idea by another by virtue of some association or of some natural connection between the ideas.
5. the idea thus called up.
6.
a. the process of inducing a thought, sensation, or action in a receptive person without using persuasion and without giving rise to reflection in the recipient.
b. the thought, sensation, or action so induced.
[1300–50]

suggestion

  • suggest - To suggest something is, etymologically, to "carry it under," from Latin sub-, "under" and gerere, "bring, carry."
  • addubitation - The suggestion of a doubt.
  • lonely, lonesome, forlorn, desolate - Lonely adds to solitary a suggestion of longing for companionship, while lonesome heightens the suggestion of sadness; forlorn and desolate are even more isolated and sad.
  • suggestion - Started out as "prompting to evil, temptation by the devil."
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suggestion - an idea that is suggestedsuggestion - an idea that is suggested; "the picnic was her suggestion"
idea, thought - the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; "it was not a good idea"; "the thought never entered my mind"
glimmering, inkling, intimation, glimmer - a slight suggestion or vague understanding; "he had no inkling what was about to happen"
posthypnotic suggestion - a suggestion that is made to a person who is hypnotized that specifies an action he will perform (usually in response to a cue) after he has awakened
2.suggestion - a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse"
proposal - something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)
hint, intimation, breath - an indirect suggestion; "not a breath of scandal ever touched her"
touch, trace, ghost - a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"
feeler, overture, advance, approach - a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others; "she rejected his advances"
3.suggestion - a just detectable amountsuggestion - a just detectable amount; "he speaks French with a trace of an accent"
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
spark - a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger; "a spark of interest"; "a spark of decency"
4.suggestion - persuasion formulated as a suggestion
persuasion, suasion - the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action
5.suggestion - the sequential mental process in which one thought leads to another by association
higher cognitive process - cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use
6.suggestion - the act of inducing hypnosissuggestion - the act of inducing hypnosis  
influence - causing something without any direct or apparent effort

suggestion

noun
1. recommendation, proposal, proposition, plan, motion, submission I have lots of suggestions for the park's future.
2. hint, implication, insinuation, intimation There is absolutely no suggestion of any mainstream political party involvement.
3. trace, touch, hint, shadow, impression, breath, indication, whisper, suspicion, ghost, intimation that fashionably faint suggestion of a tan

suggestion

noun
1. Something that is put forward for consideration:
2. Something, such as a feeling, thought, or idea, associated in one's mind or imagination with a specific person or thing:
3. A subtle pointing out:
4. A slight amount or indication:
Informal: whisker.
Translations
إقْتِراحإيحاء، إقْتِراحاِقْتِراحمَسْحَةٌ مِن، أثَر، إشارَه
návrhnaznačenínáznak
forslagantydning
ehdotus
prijedlog
tillagavottur
提案
제안
predlog
förslag
คำแนะนำ
gợi ý

suggestion

[səˈdʒestʃən] N
1. (= proposal, recommendation) → sugerencia f
have you any suggestions?¿tienes alguna sugerencia?, ¿se te ocurre algo?
if I may make or offer a suggestionsi se me permite proponer algo
to be open to suggestionsestar abierto a cualquier sugerencia
my suggestion is that we ignore heryo propongo que no la hagamos caso
my suggestion to you would be to take the jobyo te aconsejaría que aceptaras el trabajo
I am writing at the suggestion of Hugh Smithle escribo siguiendo la indicación de Hugh Smith
2. (= implication) → insinuación f
we reject any suggestion that the law needs amendingrechazamos cualquier insinuación de que la ley necesite una modificación
3. (= indication) → indicio m
there is no suggestion that the two sides are any closerno hay indicios de que ambas partes se hayan acercado
there are suggestions that he might be supported by the socialistshay indicios de que le puedan apoyar los socialistas, se comenta que quizá le apoyen los socialistas
4. (= trace) [of doubt] → sombra f
he replied with the suggestion of a smilecontestó esbozando una sonrisa
with just a suggestion of garliccon una pizca de ajo
5. (Psych) → sugestión f
the power of suggestionel poder de la sugestión

suggestion

[səˈdʒɛstʃən] n
(= proposal) → suggestion f
to make a suggestion → faire une suggestion
(= implication) → suggestion f
We reject any suggestion that the law needs amending → Nous rejetons toute suggestion que la loi nécessite des amendements.
(= indication) → indication f
(= trace) → soupçon m
(= PSYCH) → suggestion f
the power of suggestion → le pouvoir de la suggestionsuggestion box nboîte f à idées

suggestion

n
(= proposal, recommendation)Vorschlag m, → Anregung f; my suggestion is that …mein Vorschlag lautet …, ich schlage vor, dass …; following your suggestionauf Ihren Vorschlag or Ihre Anregung hin; Rome was your suggestionRom war deine Idee; John was his suggestion as candidateer schlug John als Kandidaten vor; I’m open to suggestionsVorschläge sind or jeder Vorschlag ist willkommen
(= theory, explanation)Vermutung f; he made the suggestion that …er äußerte die Vermutung, dass …; that theory was Professor Higgins’ suggestiondie Theorie stammt von Professor Higgins
(= insinuation, hint)Andeutung f, → Anspielung f; (unpleasant) → Unterstellung f; I resent that suggestionich weise diese Unterstellung zurück; there is no suggestion that he was involved (= nobody is suggesting it)niemand deutet an or unterstellt, dass er beteiligt war; (= no indication)es gibt keinen Hinweis darauf or Anhaltspunkt dafür, dass er beteiligt war
(= trace)Spur f; with a suggestion of irony in his voicemit einer Spur or einem Anflug von Ironie in der Stimme
(= impression)Eindruck m, → Vorstellung f; to create a suggestion of depthum den Eindruck von Tiefe zu erwecken
(also indecent suggestion)unsittlicher Antrag
(Psych) → Suggestion f

suggestion

[səˈdʒɛstʃn] n
a.suggerimento, proposta
if I may make or offer a suggestion → se mi è concesso avanzare una proposta
my suggestion is that ... → propongo or suggerisco che...
at sb's suggestion → su or dietro suggerimento di qn
there's no suggestion of → non c'è niente che indichi or che faccia pensare a
b. (trace) a suggestion ofun'idea di

suggest

(səˈdʒest) , ((American also) səg-) verb
1. to put (an idea etc) before another person etc for consideration; to propose. He suggested a different plan; I suggest doing it a different way; She suggested to me one or two suitable people for the committee; I suggest that we have lunch now.
2. to put (an idea etc) into a person's mind; to hint. Are you suggesting that I'm too old for the job?; An explanation suddenly suggested itself to me.
sugˈgestion (-tʃən) noun
1. the act of suggesting.
2. something that is suggested; a proposal or idea. Has anyone any other suggestions to make?; What a clever suggestion!
3. a slight trace or sign. There was a suggestion of boredom in his tone.

suggestion

اِقْتِراح návrh forslag Vorschlag εισήγηση sugerencia ehdotus suggestion prijedlog suggerimento 提案 제안 suggestie forslag sugestia sugestão предложение förslag คำแนะนำ öneri gợi ý 建议

sug·ges·tion

n. sugerencia, consejo, indicación; sugestión.

suggestion

n sugerencia, (psych) sugestión f; power of — poder m de la sugestión
References in classic literature ?
Harling was our audience when we played, and we always looked to her for suggestions.
And his suggestions on the question of dress--which too often assumes the nature of a problemwere of inestimable value to his father-in-law.
This latter step, however, there was no present prospect that Arthur Dimmesdale would be prevailed upon to take; he rejected all suggestions of the kind, as if priestly celibacy were one of his articles of Church discipline.
They've only to keep to their suggestions of danger.
All the sordid suggestions of the place were gone--in the twilight it was a vision of power.
One luckless wight contrived to upset the gravy; and then gravy had to be got up de novo, with due care and formality, Aunt Chloe watching and stirring with dogged precision, answering shortly, to all suggestions of haste, that she "warn't a going to have raw gravy on the table, to help nobody's catchings.
The school teacher and the minister at Temperance had tried and failed; the young artist who came for the summer to sketch the red barn, the ruined mill, and the bridge ended by giving up all these local beauties and devoting herself to the face of a child,--a small, plain face illuminated by a pair of eyes carrying such messages, such suggestions, such hints of sleeping power and insight, that one never tired of looking into their shining depths, nor of fancying that what one saw there was the reflection of one's own thought.
It was easy to decide that she was still too young; and Jane remained with them, sharing, as another daughter, in all the rational pleasures of an elegant society, and a judicious mixture of home and amusement, with only the drawback of the future, the sobering suggestions of her own good understanding to remind her that all this might soon be over.
I went on with my day's business tranquilly; but ever and anon vague suggestions kept wandering across my brain of reasons why I should quit Thornfield; and I kept involuntarily framing advertisements and pondering conjectures about new situations: these thoughts I did not think check; they might germinate and bear fruit if they could.
Our new name has been chosen with a wary eye to your suggestions.
Practical suggestions being much needed, this suggestion, too, was received with acclamation, and the coach was immediately filled with eight inside and a dozen out, while as many people got on the roof of the hearse as could by any exercise of ingenuity stick upon it.
My aunt received this proposal so very ungraciously, that he never ventured on a second; but ever afterwards confined himself to looking watchfully at her for her suggestions, and rattling his money.