What is another word for allude?

Pronunciation: [ɐlˈuːd] (IPA)

Allude is a verb that means to indirectly suggest or refer to something. Some synonyms for allude include hint, imply, intimate, suggest, insinuate, indicate, reference, point out, touch upon, mention briefly, and refer to in passing. These synonyms are often used interchangeably with allude, depending on the context. For example, one might imply something rather than outright saying it to avoid offending someone. Alternatively, one may insinuate something to suggest a hidden meaning or agenda. Thus, the use of these synonyms can add depth and nuance to language, providing alternative ways to convey meaning while avoiding repetition.

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    • Verb, non-3rd person singular present
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What are the hypernyms for Allude?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Allude?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
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What are the opposite words for allude?

Allude means to indirectly refer or mention something or someone. Its antonyms would be the opposite of this meaning, which would be to directly mention or state something or someone. Some common antonyms for allude would be explicit, specify, elucidate, and explain. Explicit means to clearly state or express something, whereas, specifying is the act of making clear and exact by defining or explaining precisely. Elucidate means to explain or make clear by providing additional information, while explain means to make something clear or understandable by giving reasons or cause for it. These antonyms provide an opposite meaning to allude and are useful for communicating clearly and effectively in various contexts.

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Usage examples for Allude

What information do you allude to?
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
What was the slip you allude to?
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
I know what you allude to.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever

Famous quotes with Allude

  • I venture to allude to the impression which seemed generally to prevail among their brethren across the seas, that the Old Country must wake up if she intends to maintain her old position of pre-eminence in her colonial trade against foreign competitors.
    King George V
  • Extremes of fantastic hope and skepticism paradoxically coexist in Borges' thought.At the beginning of the essay on Hawthorne, Borges again briefly traces the history of a metaphor — the likening of our dreams to a theatrical performance — and adds that true metaphors cannot be invented, since they have always existed.time must exist in order to provide the successive identities with which it is to be "refuted."Both are uses of what he calls a pantheist extension of the principle of identity — God is all things: a suitably heterogeneous selection of these may allude to Totality — which has, as he notes in the essay on Whitman, unlimited rhetorical possibilities.
    Jorge Luis Borges
  • The great national and political revolution of '76 set the seal to the liberties of North America. And but for one evil, and that of immense magnitude, which the constitutional provision we have been considering does not fairly reach — I allude to negro slavery and the degradation of our coloured citizens — we could foresee for the whole of this magnificent country a certain future of uniform and peaceful improvement.
    Frances Wright
  • The most powerful influence exercised by the Arabs on general natural physics was that directed to the advances of chemistry; a science for which this race created a new era.(...) Besides making laudatory mention of that which we owe to the natural science of the Arabs in both the terrestrial and celestial spheres, we must likewise allude to their contributions in separate paths of intellectual development to the general mass of mathematical science.
    Alexander von Humboldt

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