HyperDic: hint

English > 6 senses of the word hint:
VERBcommunicationhint, suggestdrop a hint
NOUNcommunicationhint, intimation, breathan indirect suggestion
communicationhint, cluea slight indication
quantityhint, touch, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcona slight but appreciable amount
quantityhint, trace, tint, suggestiona just detectable amount
communicationhint, tip, lead, steer, confidential information, windan indication of potential opportunity
hint > pronunciation
Soundshhih'nt
Rhymesament ... varmint: 39 rhymes with ihnt...
English > hint: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn indirect suggestion.
Synonymsintimation, breath
Broadersuggestion, proposition, profferA proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
Spanishindirecta, insinuación, soplo
Catalaninsinuació
Verbshintdrop a hint
English > hint: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA slight indication.
Synonymclue
Broaderindication, indicantSomething that serves to indicate or suggest
Spanishinsinuación, pista
Catalaninsinuació, pista
Verbshintdrop a hint
English > hint: 6 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningA slight but appreciable amount.
Synonymstouch, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon
NarrowersnuffA pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Spanishpizca
Catalanpessic
English > hint: 6 senses > noun 4, quantity
MeaningA just detectable amount.
Synonymstrace, tint, suggestion
NarrowersparkA small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Spanishasomo, indicio, sombra, traza
Catalanindici, ombra, traça
English > hint: 6 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningAn indication of potential opportunity.
Synonymstip, lead, steer, confidential information, wind
Broaderguidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, directionSomething that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
Spanishaviso, consejo, filtración, idea, indicación, información confidencial, información, ventaja
Catalanconsell, idea, indicació
Verbshintdrop a hint
English > hint: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningDrop a hint; intimate by a hint.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey hint that there was a traffic accident
Synonymsuggest
Narrowerallude, touch, advertmake a more or less disguised reference to
clue inProvide someone with a clue
intimate, adumbrate, insinuateGive to understand
Broaderconveymake known
Spanishinsinuar, sugerir
Catalandonar a entendre, insinuar, suggerir
Nounshintan indirect suggestion
hinta slight indication
hintan indication of potential opportunity

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