Commentary: Syntax is: NP1[(agent)] SUGGEST NP2
NOTE: compare carefully to sense 2. Sense 1 involves an agentive subject.
Feel free to suggest something else.
I want to suggest an answer from a slightly different perspective.
He couldn't do the job himself but he suggested that John might.
Are you suggesting that I am not doing my job?
I am not suggesting the deal is off, but we may need to renegotiate.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2
Commentary: Syntax is: NP1 SUGGEST NP2
NOTE: compare carefully to sense 1. Here, the subject is not an agent, but rather an inanimate piece of evidence. See commentary for sense 1.
A long silence suggested that everyone who wanted to speak had spoken.
Declining catches suggest the area is overfinished.
The evidence suggests a need for more clarification.
Such a crime suggests apt punishment.
The sound of the flute is meant to suggest the rippling of a brook.
This ring-like symbol suggests unity.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 4