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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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SUG'GEST, verb transitive [Latin suggero, suggestus; sub and gero.]

1. To hint; to intimate or mention in the first instance; as, to suggest a new mode of cultivation; to suggest a different scheme or measure; to suggest a new idea.

2. To offer to the mind or thoughts.

Some ideas are suggested to the mind by all the ways of sensation and reflection.

3. To seduce; to draw to ill by insinuation.

Knowing that tender youth is soon suggested. [Not in use.]

4. To inform secretly.

We must suggest the people. [Not in use.]