Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The remedy, however, to my mind, is obvious and suggests itself.

It is too frivolous, and suggests no food to the thoughtful mind.

This suggests the subject of the cat's social position in France.

On the contrary, it suggests in more ways than one the touch of the finished artist.

The only name which suggests itself is oxyzone, a combination of oxygen and ozone.

Socrates suggests that they shall have a first and second palm of victory.

For the two cannot be fairly compared in the manner which Plato suggests.

But it is when Lulla has undertaken to investigate a tin of sweets that she most suggests Agassiz.

The word 'continuity' suggests the possibility of resolving all differences into differences of quantity.

Polus suggests that Gorgias may be tired, and desires to answer for him.


1520s, from Latin suggestus, past participle of suggerere (see suggestion). Related: Suggested; suggesting.