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suggestion

noun admonitio, advancement, advice, allusion, breath, clue, consilium, counsel, cue, exhortation, glimmer, hint, idea, implication, indication, inference, inkling, innuendo, insinuation, intimation, lead, motion, outline, overtone, pointer, possibility, prompting, proposal, proposition, recommendation, reminder, representation, resolution, scheme, slight trace, statement, suggested plan, suspicion, symbol, tentative statement, thought, tip, touch, trace, whisper
Associated concepts: suggestion of error, suggestive interrogation
See also: advice, advocacy, clue, connotation, expedient, guidance, hint, hypothesis, implication, indicant, indication, inference, innuendo, insinuation, intimation, mention, notion, nuance, plan, possibility, postulate, proposal, proposition, recommendation, reference, reminder, request, suspicion, tip, uncertainty

SUGGESTION. In its literal sense this word signifies to inform, to insinuate, to instruct, to cause to be remembered, to counsel. In practice it is used to convey the idea of information; as, the defendant suggests the death of one of the plaintiffs. 2 Sell. Pr. 191.
     2. In wills, when suggestions are made to a testator for the purpose of procuring a devise of his property in a particular way, and when such suggestions are false, they generally amount to a fraud. Bac. Ab. Wills, G 3; 5 Toull. n. 706.

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The utterance is nonconventionally indirect because it is only understood as a suggestion in this locutionary context; that is, in a framework other than one of collaborative writing the utterance would not be a suggestion but only a request for help with unknown vocabulary.
The human rights committee confirmed that the suggestion has been rejected because the commission is still young and is facing a lot of difficulties.
Ideas UK is an international, non-profit organization founded in 1987, promoting innovation and suggestions through international competition among organizations with the best suggestions in various categories.
Far from being a mystical process, the neuropsychological exploration of hypnotic suggestion has begun to highlight the importance of the often neglected process of suggestionability.
But it's not just deliberate suggestion that influences our thoughts and behaviors - suggestions that are not deliberate can have the very same effects.
Also, the overall employee participation rate reached the 100 per cent mark for the fifth consecutive year, which means that at least one suggestion was implemented and awarded per eligible employee during 2010," he added.
If $100,000 receives a majority vote, it fills the blank in the motion and the rest of the suggestions are not voted on.
The questionnaire also elicited questions, comments, and suggestions from students, contributing to a formative evaluation for the further development of the edublog.
The Beneficial Suggestion Program, run by Marine Corps Logistics Command in Albany, Ga.
With the backing of senior management, suggestions taken to the next level have been implemented, maintaining open communication with the employee who offered the idea.
Lanham's suggestion is that in many cases your first draft may be your best work.
Another suggestion that comes up repeatedly is "more foreign-born priests, please.