Allusion synonyms

ə-lo͝o'zhən

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To refer to or speak about briefly or incidentally; specify, as by name
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Reference means someone or something which is a source of information about a subject.
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To give a hint of; suggest indirectly; intimate
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The definition of allude is to drop a hint about something, but not go into details or specifics.
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The definition of impute is to assign a fault or blame.
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To express or otherwise convey (a thought, for example) in an indirect or insidious way.
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(Grammar) to be referential to another element in a sentence
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The state of being actual or real.
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(Uncountable) The act of suggesting.
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The quoting of current prices and bids for securities and goods.
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A reference to a legal authority, such as a statute, court decision, or treatise, that supports or contradicts a legal argument or position. See also the Bluebook.
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Something said briefly; comment; casual observation
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A declaration of fact or an allegation by a witness; a piece of sworn testimony. See also closing statement, evidence, and opening statement.
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A conveyance or scheduled run providing continuing service between means of transportation:
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The act of implying or the condition of being implied.
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The definition of an indication is a hint, a sign or a symptom.
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The set of associations implied by a word in addition to its literal meaning.
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(Semiotics) The surface or literal meaning encoded to a signifier, and the definition most likely to appear in a dictionary
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Announcement; declaration.
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The definition of an insinuation is an indirect hint or a suggestion of something bad.
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(Law) A plaintiff's allegation explicating the defamatory meaning of the publication or utterance in a libel suit.
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An assigned duty or task; a responsibility:
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Subtext is defined as the feelings or motives which are the understood meaning of a written work, or the primary personality of a character in a written work or performance.
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The definition of an inkling is a suspicion or a hint.
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An example that is cited to prove or invalidate a contention or illustrate a point.
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To refer to or mention as by way of example, proof, or precedent
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To connote is defined as to suggest or convey an additional meaning or a special importance to the usual meaning of a specific word.
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To denote is defined as to represent or be a sign of something.
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To turn the mind or thought in a particular direction or to a particular conclusion:
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To show one's intentions with a sign etc.
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To mention as something to think over, act on, etc.; bring to the mind for consideration
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To touch is to use your hand to feel, move, operate or otherwise encounter something.
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(Countable) That which is inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction.
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A mutual defining of terms, declaration of motives, etc. to clear up a misunderstanding or settle a dispute
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The act of delineating; depiction
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An exact written description of an invention by an applicant for a patent.
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Imply is defined as to suggest or express something indirectly or to involve something naturally.
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To make evident indirectly:
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(Med.) To point to as the advisable treatment
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Find another word for allusion. In this page you can discover 49 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for allusion, like: mention, allegory, allegorical, reference, hint, allusive, allude, indirect reference, impute, insinuate and refer.