Synonyms of suggestion


1. suggestion, idea, thought

usage: an idea that is suggested; "the picnic was her suggestion"

2. suggestion, proposition, proffer, proposal

usage: a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse"

3. trace, hint, suggestion, small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount

usage: a just detectable amount; "he speaks French with a trace of an accent"

4. suggestion, prompting, persuasion, suasion

usage: persuasion formulated as a suggestion

5. suggestion, higher cognitive process

usage: the sequential mental process in which one thought leads to another by association

6. hypnotism, mesmerism, suggestion, influence

usage: the act of inducing hypnosis

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