Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
suggestion /sə'dʤestʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự gợi ý
      • full of suggestion: nhiều ý kiến gợi ý
    • ý kiến (lý thuyết...) đề nghị
    • sự khêu gợi, sự gợi những ý nghĩa tà dâm
    • (triết học) sự ám thị; ý ám thị
Concise Dictionary
suggestionssəg'dʒestʃn /sə'dʒ-
+an idea that is suggested
+a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
+a just detectable amount
+persuasion formulated as a suggestion
+the sequential mental process in which one thought leads to another by association
+the act of inducing hypnosis

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 proposal, proposition, recommendation, plan, advice, counsel, idea, notion, opinion; prompting, urging:
The committee rejected your suggestion that membership fees should be increased.
2 indication, trace, whisper, insinuation, innuendo, implication, intimation, hint, soupçon, touch, tinge, suspicion, breath, iota, jot or tittle:
There wasn't the slightest suggestion of animosity in her criticism.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [C] ~ (for / about / on sth)
~ (that ...) an idea or a plan that you mention for sb else to think about: Can I make a suggestion? + Do you have any suggestions? + I'd like to hear your suggestions for ways of raising money. + Are there any suggestions about how best to tackle the problem? + We welcome any comments and suggestions on these proposals. + He agreed with my suggestion that we should change the date. + We are open to suggestions (= willing to listen to ideas from other people). + We need to get it there by four. Any suggestions?
2 [U, C, usually sing.] ~ of / that a reason to think that sth, especially sth bad, is true: A spokesman dismissed any suggestion of a boardroom rift. + There was no suggestion that he was doing anything illegal. + There is no suggestion of any impropriety.
3 [C, usually sing.] a slight amount or sign of sth: She looked at me with just a suggestion of a smile. + He spoke English with a suggestion of a French accent.
4 [U] (written) putting an idea into people's minds by connecting it with other ideas: Most advertisements work through suggestion. + the power of suggestion
Idioms: at / on sb's suggestion because sb suggested it: At his suggestion, I bought the more expensive printer.
Collocation Dictionary

1 proposal


constructive, excellent, good, interesting, helpful, positive, practical, sensible, valuable | absurd, bizarre, impractical, ludicrous, outrageous, preposterous, ridiculous, stupid | tentative


Has anyone got any suggestions for a title? I've had several helpful suggestions from colleagues.
| come up with, give sb, make, offer, put forward
Can you give us any suggestions for a slogan? May I make a suggestion?
| accept, act on, adopt, take up
I think we might take up the suggestion of printing the books in Hong Kong.
| take sb up on
May we take you up on your suggestion of sharing the costs for the party?
| deny, dismiss, reject
They dismissed the suggestion that they hadn't worked hard. He rejected my suggestion as impractical.
| welcome | consider, look at, note
We have noted your suggestion and will give it due consideration.


book, box


at the ~ of
At the suggestion of his boss, he resigned.
| ~ about/as to/concerning/on
Management welcomes practical suggestions on how to improve the facilities.
| ~ for
suggestions for further reading


amid suggestions that
She left the country amid suggestions that she had stolen from the firm.
| be open to suggestions
I'm not sure what to do with all this money, but I'm open to suggestions. > Special page at MEETING

2 communicating without stating directly


implicit | hypnotic
analgesia through hypnotic suggestion


by/through ~
There's no scientific basis to the method?it works by suggestion.


the power of suggestion
These healers claim to remove the pain by the power of suggestion.

3 trace of sth


faint, mere, slightest


carry, have


at the ~ of
At the slightest suggestion of criticism, he loses his temper.
| ~ of

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