suggestion
[səˈdʒɛstʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
suggestions (plural noun)
  1. an idea or plan put forward for consideration.
    "here are some suggestions for tackling the problem"
    synonyms:
    proposal · proposition · motion · submission · recommendation ·
    advice · counsel · exhortation · hint · tip · clue · tip-off · idea · piece of advice
  2. something that implies or indicates a certain fact or situation.
    "there is no suggestion that he was involved in any wrongdoing"
  3. the action of calling up an idea in someone's mind by associating it with other things.
    "the power of suggestion"
    • psychology
      the action of influencing a person to accept an idea or belief uncritically, especially as a technique in hypnosis.
    • psychology
      an idea or belief accepted by a person as a result of suggestion.
ORIGIN
Middle English (in the sense ‘an incitement to evil’): via Old French from Latin suggestio(n-), from the verb suggerere ( see suggest).
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How to use suggestion in a sentence?
she rejected as preposterous any suggestion that she had acted in retaliation.
he gave a cool reception to the suggestion for a research centre.
Boyd quickly back-pedalled when asked to explain her suggestion.
there is no suggestion that he was involved in any wrongdoing.
the apples in the orchards gave a suggestion of sour fruition.
at my suggestion, the museum held an exhibition of his work.
it would be well to know just what this suggestion entails.
such a suggestion is unworthy of the Honourable Gentleman.
could I suggest we park that suggestion for the moment?.
he vehemently denied any suggestion of improper conduct.
here are some suggestions for tackling the problem.
they leaped on the suggestion with indecent haste.
they gasped at the impertinence of the suggestion.
there was a suggestion of a smile on his lips.
her poetry depends on suggestion and metaphor.
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How to say suggestion in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)voorstel
Arabic (NOUN)اقتراح, الاقتراح, قدم اقتراح
Bangla পরামর্শ
Bosnian (Latin) prijedlog
Bulgarian (NOUN)предложение, внушение, предположение
Cantonese (Traditional) 建議
Catalan (NOUN)suggeriment, proposta
Chinese Simplified 建议
Chinese Traditional 建議
Croatian (NOUN)prijedlog, sugestija, predlog
Czech (NOUN)návrh, sugesce, náznak, připomínku, podnět, námět
Danish (NOUN)forslag, antydning, henstilling, opfordring
Dutch (NOUN)suggestie, voorstel
Estonian (NOUN)soovitus, ettepanek
Fijian na vakatutu
Filipino mungkahi
Finnish (NOUN)ehdotus, aloite
French (NOUN)proposition, laissé entendre
German (NOUN)Vorschlag, Anregung, Empfehlung, Andeutung
Greek (NOUN)πρόταση, υπόδειξη, εισήγηση
Haitian Creole konsèy
Hebrew (NOUN)הצעה, ההצעה, הצעתו, ההצעות
Hindi (NOUN)सुझाव
Hungarian (NOUN)javaslat, felvetés, ajánló
Icelandic (NOUN)tillaga, uppástunga
Indonesian (NOUN)saran, usulan, anjuran
Italian (NOUN)suggerimento, proposta
Japanese (NOUN)提案, ご意見, 候補, 暗示, ご提案, 修正候補, 提言, 示唆
Kiswahili (NOUN)pendekezo, maoni
Korean (NOUN)제안
Latvian (NOUN)ierosinājums, ieteikumu, priekšlikumu, izskaidrojumu, piedāvājums
Lithuanian (NOUN)pasiūlymas, parinkimo
Malagasy sosokevitra
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)cadangan, saran
Maltese is-suġġeriment
Norwegian Bokmål forslag
Persian (NOUN)پیشنهاد
Polish (NOUN)sugestia, propozycja, polecana, wskazówka
Portuguese (NOUN)sugestão, sugerir
Querétaro Otomi sugerencia
Romanian (NOUN)sugestie, sugerare
Russian (NOUN)предложение, внушение
Samoan fautuaga
Serbian (Cyrillic) предлог
Serbian (Latin) predlog
Slovak (NOUN)návrh, náznak, podnet, námet, doporučená, tvrdenie
Slovenian (NOUN)predlog, komentar, nasvet, pobuda
Spanish (NOUN)sugerencia, sugestión, propuesta
Swedish (NOUN)förslag, antydan, påståendet
Tahitian i te manao tauturu
Tamil யோசனை
Telugu సలహా
Thai (NOUN)คำ แนะ นำ
Tongan fokotu'u fika
Turkish (NOUN)öneri, telkin
Ukrainian (NOUN)пропозиція, навіювання, припущення, речення
Urdu (NOUN)تجویز
Vietnamese (NOUN)gợi ý, đề nghị
Welsh (NOUN)awgrym, hawgrym
Yucatec Maya sugerencia
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