a small indicator or intimation: wished to prevent any hint of scandal.
a short or indirect recommendation; a tip: stock-trading hints.
A statement conveying information in an indirect style; an idea: Offer me personally a hint in regards to the huge development.
A barely perceptible amount: simply a hint of shade.
Archaic An occasion; the opportunity.
A tacit recommendation that prevents an immediate statement.
a tiny, barely noticeable amount of.
Information in a computer-based font that recommends how the outlines associated with font's glyphs must be distorted being produce, at particular sizes, a visually appealing pixel-based rendering. Also called hinting.
An opportunity; event; fit time.
A remote allusion; minor mention; intimation; insinuation; an indication or note, without a complete declaration or explanation; also, an event or motive.
An act of exertion; a snatch: because, in a hint, in an instant.
the opportunity; a fit time.
an indicator made ultimately; a covert advice or implication; an indirect sign, conveyed by-speech, motion, activity, or situation, whether intentional or accidental.
To put your hands on; seize; snatch: a dialectal variation of hent.
To advise in an indirect way; indicate by allusion or implication; offer a hint of.
Synonyms 2. Hint, Intimate, Suggest, Insinuate. To hint is communicate a thought into the lightest feasible fashion, and particularly by implication; to allow a person's thought be known in an indirect, hesitating, or partial fashion. To intimate should convey an individual's meaning even more plainly than by a hint, but still circuitously or clearly. Recommend has a somewhat wide range, often meaning simply the just like propose or remind (one) of, and ranging down seriously to the meaning of hint: because, to advise an idea; to advise multiple states. Insinuate happens to be generally speaking found in a negative feeling; when used in a great good sense, it indicates pains taken and delicacy of skill. Suggestions and insinuations are often covert, intimations often, suggestions rarely. An innuendo is a peculiarly dark, crafty, or indicate insinuation.
In order to make an indirect research, advice, or allusion.
Synonyms Allude (to), Refer (to), etc. See advert, v. we.