A hint; an obscure or indirect suggestion or notice; a remote or ambiguous reference; as, he had given only intimations of his design.
The definition of a scent is an odor.
The definition of a notion is an idea, belief or vague knowledge of something.
Lead is defined as a heavy, soft, flexible metal.
The definition of an indication is a hint, a sign or a symptom.
The definition of a hint is a suggestion or small amount of something, or revealing just a bit of information.
(Slang) Insight or understanding (""to have a clue [about]"" or ""to have clue"". See have a clue, clue stick)
2012 May 9, Jonathan Wilson, “Europa League: Radamel Falcao's AtlÃ©tico Madrid rout Athletic Bilbao"", the Guardian:
Something that is implied, especially:
The definition of a suggestion is a proposal made or an idea that has been put forth.
A false appearance; a pretense:
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