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 Dictionary entry overview: What does allude mean? 

ALLUDE (verb)
  The verb ALLUDE has 1 sense:

1. make a more or less disguised reference to

  Familiarity information: ALLUDE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ALLUDE (verb)

Sense 1allude [BACK TO TOP]


Make a more or less disguised reference to

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing


allude; advert; touch

Context example:

He alluded to the problem but did not mention it

Hypernyms (to "allude" is one way to...):

hint; suggest (drop a hint; intimate by a hint)

"Allude" entails doing...:

denote; refer (have as a meaning)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP

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