HyperDic: suggestion

English > 6 senses of the word suggestion:
NOUNcognitionsuggestionan idea that is suggested
communicationsuggestion, proposition, proffera proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
quantitysuggestion, trace, hint, tinta just detectable amount
communicationsuggestion, promptingpersuasion formulated as a suggestion
cognitionsuggestionthe sequential mental process in which one thought leads to another by association
actsuggestion, hypnotism, mesmerismthe act of inducing hypnosis
suggestion > pronunciation
Soundssahgjheh'schahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > suggestion: 6 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn idea that is suggested.
Example"the picnic was her suggestion"
Narrowerinkling, intimation, glimmering, glimmerA slight suggestion or vague understanding
posthypnotic suggestionA suggestion that is made to a person who is hypnotized that specifies an action he will perform (usually in response to a cue) after he has awakened
Broaderidea, thoughtThe content of cognition
Spanishsugerencia
Catalansuggeriment
English > suggestion: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA proposal offered for acceptance or rejection.
Example"it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse"
Synonymsproposition, proffer
Narrowerhint, intimation, breathAn indirect suggestion
overture, advance, approach, feelerA tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
touch, trace, ghostA suggestion of some quality
BroaderproposalSomething proposed (such as a plan or assumption / assumption)
Spanishofrecimiento, proposición, propuesta, sugerencia
Catalanproposició, proposta, suggeriment
Verbssuggestmake a proposal, declare a plan for something
suggestdrop a hint
English > suggestion: 6 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningA just detectable amount.
Synonymstrace, hint, tint
NarrowersparkA small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Spanishasomo, indicio, sombra, traza
Catalanindici, ombra, traça
English > suggestion: 6 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaningpersuasion formulated as a suggestion.
Synonymprompting
Broaderpersuasion, suasionThe act of persuading / persuading (or attempting to persuade / persuade)
Spanishiniciativa, sugestión
Catalansuggestió
Verbssuggestmake a proposal, declare a plan for something
suggestimply as a possibility
English > suggestion: 6 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningThe sequential mental process in which one thought leads to another by association.
Broaderhigher cognitive processcognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use
Verbssuggestcall to mind
English > suggestion: 6 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of inducing hypnosis.
Synonymshypnotism, mesmerism
BroaderinfluenceCausing something without any direct or apparent effort
Spanishhipnotismo, mesmerismo, sugestión
Catalanhipnotisme, mesmerisme, mesmerismo, suggestió

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