Allude (verb)

  1. Suggest or call attention to indirectly.
  2. To make an indirect reference.


Mid 16th century (in the sense "play with, toy with"): from latin alludere, from ad- "to" + ludere "play".


  1. He alludes to the incident without mentioning it directly.
  2. She alludes to the problem without naming it.
  3. He alludes to the solution without revealing it.
  4. She alludes to the fact without stating it.
  5. He alludes to the idea without explaining it.
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