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suggest 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/sə(g)ˈjest/,
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suggesting, present participle; suggested, past tense; suggests, 3rd person singular present; suggested, past participle;
  1. Put forward for consideration
    • - I suggest that we wait a day or two
    • - “Maybe you ought to get an expert,” she suggested
    • - Ruth suggested a vacation
  2. Cause one to think that (something) exists or is the case
    • - finds of lead coffins suggested a cemetery north of the river
    • - the temperature wasn't as tropical as the bright sunlight may have suggested
  3. State or express indirectly
    • - are you suggesting that I should ignore her?
    • - the seduction scenes suggest his guilt and her loneliness
  4. Evoke
    • - the theatrical interpretation of weather and water almost suggests El Greco
  5. (of an idea) Come into one's mind


  1. propose: make a proposal, declare a plan for something; "the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax"
  2. hint: drop a hint; intimate by a hint
  3. imply as a possibility; "The evidence suggests a need for more clarification"
  4. indicate: suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine; "Tetracycline is indicated in such cases"
  5. call to mind; "this remark evoked sadness"
  6. Suggestion is the psychological process by which one person guides the thoughts, feelings, or behaviour of another. ...
  7. To imply but stop short of saying explicitly; To make one suppose; cause one to suppose (something); To ask for without demanding; To recommend
  8. (Suggested) Books on Minerals & Gems
  9. (Suggesting) Shall we go out this evening? / Let's have some lunch. / Why don't we play some tennis? etc.
  10. (suggests) Something research may do, but not to be confused with or used interchangeably with the more conclusive "finds" or "proves."
  11. Propose a hypothesis or other possible answer
  12. To offer as an idea.