Synonyms for (verb) suggest

advise, suggest, propose

make a proposal, declare a plan for something

the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax

LESS SPECIFIC: declare


suggest, hint

drop a hint; intimate by a hint

LESS SPECIFIC: convey


indicate, suggest

suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine

Tetracycline is indicated in such cases

LESS SPECIFIC: inform


paint a picture, evoke, suggest

call to mind

this remark evoked sadness

LESS SPECIFIC: show, evince, express


intimate, suggest

imply as a possibility

The evidence suggests a need for more clarification

LESS SPECIFIC: imply