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Noun: suggestion  su'jes-chun
  1. An idea that is suggested
    "the picnic was her suggestion"
     
  2. A proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
    "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse";
    - proposition, proffer
     
  3. A just detectable amount
    "he speaks French with a suggestion of an accent";
    - trace, hint
     
  4. Persuasion formulated as a suggestion
    - prompting
     
  5. The sequential mental process in which one thought leads to another by association
     
  6. The act of inducing hypnosis
    - hypnotism, mesmerism

Derived forms: suggestions

Type of: higher cognitive process, idea, influence, persuasion, proposal, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, suasion, thought

Encyclopedia: Suggestion