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See definition of clues on Dictionary.com
  • nounhint, evidence
  • verbgive information

synonyms for clues

  • cue
  • indication
  • inkling
  • key
  • pointer
  • proof
  • solution
  • suggestion
  • tip
  • trace
  • intimation
  • lead
  • mark
  • notion
  • print
  • sign
  • suspicion
  • telltale
  • tip-off
  • track
  • wind
  • dead giveaway
  • hot lead

antonyms for clues

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  • question
  • keep secret
  • withhold
  • mislead
  • hide
  • deceive
  • conceal
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How to use clues in a sentence

Lowell surveyed the scene while Plenty Buffalo and the interpreter searched the prairie for more clues.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
We know not if she be alive or dead, although thousands upon thousands of dollars have been spent in following uncertain clues.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
Margaret regarded me with that neutral expression behind which she was accustomed to wait for clues.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
In fact, his own trouble now was that too many mistakes had been made, too many clues had been left lying around.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
I once knew a man who gave away twenty dollars daily on clues from the day's news.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
All conversation, all thought, all clues led to that mystery man.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
After a brief search which revealed no clues, they examined the other upstairs rooms and then returned to the first floor.
THE MISSING FORMULAMILDRED A. WIRT, AKA ANN WIRT
These clues, properly followed up, would lead to the Hut itself, or at least to its shelving roof.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
In view of some other parallels and clues drawn by him, our agreements leave me a little uneasy.
MONTAIGNE AND SHAKSPEREJOHN M. ROBERTSON
These clues are not to be put aside with æsthetic platitudes: they are capital items in our knowledge of the man.
MONTAIGNE AND SHAKSPEREJOHN M. ROBERTSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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