What is another word for clew?

999 synonyms found


[ klˈuː], [ klˈuː], [ k_l_ˈuː]

Clew, a word that has multiple meanings, can also be replaced by its synonyms. For instance, it could mean a ball of thread or yarn, which could be replaced with "skein" or "hank." It could also mean the lower corner or the aft lower corner of a sail, which could be replaced with "tack" or "sheet." Additionally, it could mean a hint or a clue, which could be substituted with "lead" or "trail." A clew could also be a plan or a strategy, which could be substituted with "tactic" or "scheme." Understanding the context in which the word "clew" is used could help individuals determine which synonym would be most appropriate.

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What are the hypernyms for Clew?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for clew (as nouns)

What are the hyponyms for Clew?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Clew

Parting from the Son of the Sea, Bran goes on, and the first island he and his companions reach is the 'Island of Joy', where one of the party is set ashore; the second isle is the 'Land of Women', where the queen draws Bran and his followers to her realm with a magic clew, and then entertains them for what seems no more than a year, though 'it chanced to be many years'.
"The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries"
W. Y. Evans Wentz
Besides, there was a hope in her thoughts that she had missed some clew as to his whereabouts which her clear-sighted husband might detect.
"The Son of his Father"
Ridgwell Cullum
Nor does he give the slightest clew."
"The Son of his Father"
Ridgwell Cullum

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