suggest etymology

English word suggest comes from Latin gero, Latin sub

Detailed word origin of suggest

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gero Latin (lat) I carry (on), conduct, wage. I carry, bear. I have or possess (of traits). I wear (i.e. have on clothing).
sub Latin (lat) (with ablative) about, around (time). (with ablative) at the feet of. (with ablative) behind. (with ablative) under, beneath. (with ablative) within, during. (with accusative) under, up to, up under, close to (of a motion). (with accusative) until, before, up to, about.
suggero Latin (lat) I afford, furnish or supply. I carry, bring, put or lay under. I suggest, advise, prompt or offer.
suggestus Latin (lat) Elevated place made of materials poured out; raised place, height, elevation. Hint, intimation, suggestion. Platform, dais, stage, tribune, pulpit.
suggest English (eng) (obsolete, transitive) To seduce; to prompt to evil; to tempt.. (transitive) To ask for without demanding.. (transitive) To imply but stop short of saying explicitly.. (transitive) To recommend.. To make one suppose; cause one to suppose (something).

Words with the same origin as suggest

Descendants of gero
digest digestive exaggerate gesture register registry suggestion
Descendants of sub
souvenir succeed success successful succession sudden suffer suffering suffice sufficient suffocate summon summons support suppress surrogate suspect suspicion