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Allude - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Allude' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Allude [ v. i.]
- To refer to something indirectly or by suggestion; to have reference to a subject not specifically and plainly mentioned; -- followed by to; as, the story alludes to a recent transaction.
2 . Allude [ v. t.]
- To compare allusively; to refer (something) as applicable.

Meaning of 'Allude' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . allude [ v]
Meaning (1):
- make a more or less disguised reference to
Example in sentence:
  • He alluded to the problem but did not mention it