Meaning of “suggestion” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /səˈdʒestʃən/
Extra Examples
He brushed aside her suggestion.She knocks every suggestion I make.His suggestion makes perfect sense.He treated my suggestion as a joke.This is only a proposal. I'm open to suggestions.

B1 [ C ] an idea or plan that someone suggests:

to make a suggestion
Have you got any suggestions for improvements?
a suggestion of/that sth

something that makes something seem likely to be true:

There's no suggestion of any connection between the two men.
at sb's suggestion

following the advice that someone has given you:

We went to that restaurant at Paul's suggestion.

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