DJ音标发音： [səgˈdʒest, səˈdʒest]
KK音标发音： [səgˈdʒɛst, səˈdʒɛst]
1. To offer for consideration or action; propose:
suggest things for children to do; suggested that we take a walk.
2. To bring or call to mind by logic or association; evoke:
a cloud that suggests a mushroom; a ringlike symbol suggesting unity.
3. To make evident indirectly; intimate or imply:
a silence that suggested disapproval.
4. To serve as or provide a motive for; prompt or demand:
Such a crime suggests apt punishment.
5. Latin suggerere suggest-
拉丁语 suggerere suggest-
7. gerere [to carry]
8. These verbs mean to convey thoughts or ideas by indirection.
9. Suggest refers to the calling of something to mind as the result of an association of ideas or train of thought:
“his erect and careless attitude suggesting assurance and power” (Joseph Conrad). To imply is to suggest a thought or an idea that is unexpressed but that can be inferred from something else, such as a statement, that is more explicit:
“他直截了当和粗心的态度让人想到确信和力量” （约翰）。Imply 的意思是提出一个没有明确表示的想法或主意， 但可以从别的较明显的事物，如一声明中推断出来：
The effusive praise the professor heaped on one of the students seemed to imply indifference toward or disapproval of the rest.
10. Hint refers to an oblique or covert suggestion that often contains clues:
He hinted that he would accept an invitation if it were extended.
My imagination supplied the explanation you only hinted at.
11. Intimate applies to indirect, subtle expression that often reflects discretion, tact, or reserve:
She intimated that she and her husband were having marital problems. To insinuate is to suggest something, usually something unpleasant, in a covert, sly, and underhanded manner:
她含蓄地暗示她和她丈夫的婚烟出现了问题。 Insinuate 指以隐蔽的、委婉的或秘密的方式暗示通常是不愉快的事：
The columnist insinuated—but never actually asserted—that the candidate had underworld ties.