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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To suggest or infer.

Usage examples (38)
  • I wasn't trying to allude to anything.
  • In connexion with politeness, I would again allude to the great importance of habits of observation.
  • Documented proof to which you allude is not being produced, therefore your words have little meaning.
  • I did kind of allude to the whole Warboy thing in the title discussion? for more
Tutoring comment
  • To "allude" is to imply or refer to something in a vague way; to "elude" is to escape or evade; "elute" means to extract through absorption.
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