HyperDic: allude

English > 1 sense of the word allude:
VERBcommunicationallude, touch, advertmake a more or less disguised reference to
allude > pronunciation
Soundsahluw'd
Rhymesaccrued ... vicissitude: 66 rhymes with uwd...
English > allude: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake a more or less disguised reference to.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"He alluded to the problem but did not mention it"
Synonymstouch, advert
Entailsdenote, referHave as a meaning / meaning
Broaderhint, suggestDrop a hint
Similar torefer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have to do withBe relevant to
Spanishadvertir, aludir, referirse, tocar
Catalanal·ludir, referir-se, tocar
Adjectivesallusivecharacterized by indirect references
Nounsallusionpassing reference or indirect mention

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