Meaning of “suggest” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /səˈdʒest/
It's nonsense to suggest they could have cheated.She suggested I should have a try."Are you suggesting that we should just ignore the problem?" "No, absolutely not."Luke suggested that I stay at his place.Can I suggest a different way of doing this?

B1 to express an idea or plan for someone to consider:

[ + (that) ] I suggest that we park the car here and walk into town.
[ + doing sth ] He suggested having the meeting at his house.

B1 to say that someone or something is suitable for something:

to suggest someone for a job
Can you suggest a good hotel?

B2 to make something seem likely to be true:

All the evidence suggests that she did it.

(Definition of “suggest” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)