Suggesting



verb (used with object)
1.
to mention or introduce (an idea, proposition, plan, etc.) for consideration or possible action:
The architect suggested that the building be restored.
2.
to propose (a person or thing) as suitable or possible for some purpose:
We suggested him for president.
3.
(of things) to prompt the consideration, making, doing, etc., of:
The glove suggests that she was at the scene of the crime.
4.
to bring before a person’s mind indirectly or without plain expression:
I didn’t tell him to leave, I only suggested it.
5.
to call (something) up in the mind through association or natural connection of ideas:
The music suggests a still night.
verb (transitive; may take a clause as object)
1.
to put forward (a plan, idea, etc) for consideration: I suggest Smith for the post, a plan suggested itself
2.
to evoke (a person, thing, etc) in the mind of someone by the association of ideas: that painting suggests home to me
3.
to give an indirect or vague hint of: his face always suggests his peace of mind

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