the act of suggesting.
the state of being suggested.
something suggested, as a piece of advice: We made the suggestion that she resign.
a slight trace: He speaks with a suggestion of a foreign accent.
the calling up in the mind of one idea by another by virtue of some association or of some natural connection between the ideas.
the idea thus called up.
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.
the thought, sensation, or action induced in this way.
- coun·ter·sug·ges·tion, noun
- non·sug·ges·tion, noun
- pre·sug·ges·tion, noun
- self-sug·ges·tion, noun
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How to use suggestion in a sentence
This goes through a 24-hour fact-checking process with an editor from The Trust before it goes live, where the publisher can also make suggestions for edits.‘Without the luxury of time’: The Wall Street Journal rolls out new products for the fast-tempo ad market | Lucinda Southern | September 15, 2020 | Digiday
So around elections and some other areas, Google may show less suggestions than more.Google now uses BERT to match stories with fact checks | Barry Schwartz | September 10, 2020 | Search Engine Land
It also has published its suggestions for how to improve your home setup.
Soriot bristled at suggestions AstraZeneca had not been transparent in not announcing the current clinical trial pause.COVID-19 vaccine still on track for later this year despite trial pause, AstraZeneca CEO says | Jeremy Kahn | September 10, 2020 | Fortune
If it determines that you don’t have enough positivity when you talk, it will give you suggestions about how to cheer up your speech pattern.Amazon’s new fitness tracker listens to your voice to figure out your mood | Stan Horaczek | September 2, 2020 | Popular-Science
Chase supplements this general directive with some more pragmatic suggestions for women looking to find sexual fulfillment.Was 2014 the Year Science Discovered The Female Orgasm? | Samantha Allen | December 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Picasso and Guillaume can laugh through an entire night of suggestions, inventions, songs, games that Max plays with his face.
Elder and the NFB have approached Uber with their own set of suggestions.
Well the idea of “release” and infanticide and suggestions of eliminating the imperfect is pretty gnarly, if you think about it.'The Giver' Star Brenton Thwaites Knows You Think He's Too Old to Play Jonas | Kevin Fallon | August 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The family then estimates an appropriate dose, based on suggestions from other parents whose children suffer from Dravet syndrome.Canadian Parents Risk Jail to Give Sick Kid Marijuana | Tim Mak | July 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Aristide washed and powdered Jean himself, the landlord lounging by, pipe in mouth, administering suggestions.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Several suggestions for the relief of the country bank have come to their notice.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
Carrying these suggestions to the text, they help fix the exact number of times the word “bells” occurs in each line.Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Herr W., the owner of the piano, was a remarkable judge of music, and made some excellent criticisms and suggestions.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
What suggestions it brings to us as we look upon a paintin' of a wreath of flowers, or fruit, or a handsome lady!The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd
British Dictionary definitions for suggestion
something that is suggested
a hint or indication: a suggestion of the odour of violets
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