Part of speech:
To refer to or speak about briefly or incidentally; specify, as by name
Reference means someone or something which is a source of information about a subject.
The definition of allude is to drop a hint about something, but not go into details or specifics.
To give a hint of; suggest indirectly; intimate
The quoting of current prices and bids for securities and goods.
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.
Something said briefly; comment; casual observation
A conveyance or scheduled run providing continuing service between means of transportation:
The act of implying or the condition of being implied.
The definition of an indication is a hint, a sign or a symptom.
The set of associations implied by a word in addition to its literal meaning.
The definition of an insinuation is an indirect hint or a suggestion of something bad.
(Law) A plaintiff's allegation explicating the defamatory meaning of the publication or utterance in a libel suit.
An assigned duty or task; a responsibility:
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.
The definition of an inkling is a suspicion or a hint.
An example that is cited to prove or invalidate a contention or illustrate a point.
To refer to or mention as by way of example, proof, or precedent
To connote is defined as to suggest or convey an additional meaning or a special importance to the usual meaning of a specific word.
To denote is defined as to represent or be a sign of something.
Imply is defined as to suggest or express something indirectly or to involve something naturally.
The definition of impute is to assign a fault or blame.
(Med.) To point to as the advisable treatment
To express or otherwise convey (a thought, for example) in an indirect or insidious way.
To make evident indirectly:
To turn the mind or thought in a particular direction or to a particular conclusion:
To mention as something to think over, act on, etc.; bring to the mind for consideration
To touch is to use your hand to feel, move, operate or otherwise encounter something.
A mutual defining of terms, declaration of motives, etc. to clear up a misunderstanding or settle a dispute
An exact written description of an invention by an applicant for a patent.
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