Definition of 'suggestion'

See related content

Synonyms of "suggestion"
Synonyms of "suggestion"
French Translation of "suggestion"
French Translation of "suggestion"
Pronunciation Playlists
Pronunciation Playlists
Word of the day : snooker
Word of the day : snooker
Hindi Translation of "suggestion"
Hindi Translation of "suggestion"
NEW from Collins!
NEW from Collins!
Easy Learning English Grammar
Easy Learning English Grammar

Video: pronunciation of 'suggestion'

Example sentences containing 'suggestion'

These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
He is similarly quick to dismiss suggestions that they are a literary power couple. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Helpful suggestions can be offered by the first team to make their attempts more amusing. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Make your suggestions full of feeling and excitement. Austin, Valerie Self-Hypnosis (1994)Often they have ideas and suggestions and are able to offer a fresh perspective. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is no suggestion that the two men knew each other. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet there is the suggestion of something more. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You reject suggestions on how to do things differently because you are sure your way is best. O'Keeffe, John Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)What if he hides under the duvet at the mere suggestion of some saucy antics? The Sun (2014)He dismissed suggestions that the brands were less exciting than some competitors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Can you make suggestions for cutting this book back? Times, Sunday Times (2006)His advice has been invaluable and he is always on hand with ideas and suggestions. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then two suggestions were put to me. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It combines invaluable advice on how you can plan for a secure future with suggestions for creative and fulfilling activities. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To look in the mirror without judgment or negative anticipation can be a useful suggestion at particular times in some treatments. Bloom, Carol & Gitter, Andrea (contributor) & Gutwill, Susan (contributor) & Kogel, Laura (contributor) & Zaphiropoulos, Lela (contributor) Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)Various preposterous suggestions were put forward. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But you can only stand open-mouthed at the naivety of this particular suggestion. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Most of the answers to these questions include the suggestion that a little religion along the way wouldn't be a bad idea. Christianity Today (2000)He added: 'There must be no hint that suggestion has come from me. The Sun (2006)Any suggestions, questions, or criticisms would be given a full hearing. Kiam, Victor Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)No mention of his name in the press; no suggestion of Russian involvement and no talk of hit men. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

Trends of 'suggestion'

Very Common. suggestion is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

View usage for:

Translations for 'suggestion'

British English: suggestion /səˈdʒɛstʃən/ NOUN
If you make a suggestion, you put forward an idea or plan for someone to think about.
He made some suggestions for improvements.
  • American English: suggestion
  • Arabic: اِقْتِراح
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sugestão
  • Chinese: 建议
  • Croatian: prijedlog
  • Czech: návrh
  • Danish: forslag
  • Dutch: suggestie
  • European Spanish: sugerencia
  • Finnish: ehdotus
  • French: suggestion
  • German: Vorschlag
  • Greek: εισήγηση
  • Italian: suggerimento
  • Japanese: 提案
  • Korean: 제안
  • Norwegian: forslag
  • Polish: sugestia
  • European Portuguese: sugestão
  • Romanian: sugestie
  • Russian: предложение
  • Latin American Spanish: sugerencia
  • Swedish: förslag
  • Thai: คำแนะนำ
  • Turkish: öneri
  • Ukrainian: пропозиція
  • Vietnamese: gợi ý


Definition of suggestion from the Collins English Dictionary
The moon is at the forefront of our minds as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ on 20th July, 1969. This month, we’ve been exploring lunar terminology, as well as looking at how the moon has woven itself into the fabric of our everyday language.
Read more
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
Read more
Learning English: Making suggestions when travelling
Take a boat? Stay overnight somewhere? This article looks at some useful phrases you can use when discussing options about what to do when travelling.
Read more
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Read more
Word lists
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Read more
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Read more
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
Read more
Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
Register now or login in to access