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The report suggested various ways in which the service could be improved.
I suggest we have dinner first, and then watch the film.
Can anyone suggest what we should do to increase sales?
If there is a mechanical problem, we suggest contacting the manufacturer directly.
The cause of the problem, as Hutton suggests, is the leadership's refusal to accept any form of criticism.
Are you seriously suggesting she did this on purpose?
I'm not suggesting that giving up smoking will be easy.
an informal way of suggesting something
an informal way of suggesting something that you can do to help someone
an informal way of suggesting to the people you are with something that you could all do together
a way of suggesting something when you are introducing a new idea that other people have not thought of
a way of asking whether someone would accept a suggestion
a way of suggesting something, especially when you are not completely sure if it is a good idea
a way of suggesting something when most other possibilities have already been considered
a polite and formal way of suggesting something
a way of suggesting something, often used when interrupting people who are already discussing what to do
a way of suggesting something in a slightly annoyed way, especially when you think someone has been silly or has done something wrong
This is the British English definition of suggest. View American English definition of suggest.
the part of the nucleus of an atom that has a positive electrical charge
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