Sug*gest" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suggested (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Suggesting.] [L. suggestus, p. p. of suggerere to put under, furnish, suggest; sub under + gerere to carry, to bring. See Jest.] 1. To introduce indirectly to the thoughts; to cause to be thought of, usually by the agency of other objects.

Some ideas . . . are suggested to the mind by all the ways of sensation and reflection.

2. To propose with difference or modesty; to hint; to intimate; as, to suggest a difficulty.

3. To seduce; to prompt to evil; to tempt. [Obs.]

Knowing that tender youth is soon suggested.

4. To inform secretly. [Obs.]

Syn. -- To hint; allude to; refer to; insinuate.

Sug*gest", v. i. To make suggestions; to tempt. [Obs.]

And ever weaker grows through acted crime,
Or seeming-genial, venial fault,
Recurring and suggesting still.