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  • nounindication; suggestion
  • verbsuggest; indicate

synonyms for hint

  • advice
  • announcement
  • clue
  • evidence
  • idea
  • implication
  • impression
  • information
  • inkling
  • intimation
  • mention
  • notion
  • reference
  • reminder
  • scent
  • sign
  • suspicion
  • symptom
  • taste
  • tinge
  • trace
  • warning
  • whiff
  • whisper
  • wink
  • wrinkle
  • adumbration
  • allusion
  • communication
  • connotation
  • denotation
  • glimmering
  • help
  • inference
  • innuendo
  • insinuation
  • iota
  • lead
  • notice
  • observation
  • omen
  • pointer
  • print
  • signification
  • smattering
  • telltale
  • tip
  • tip-off
  • token
  • flea in ear
  • word to wise
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antonyms for hint

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  • information
  • lot
  • heedlessness
  • neglect
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How to use hint in a sentence

While convalescent plasma appears safe, and there are hints that it may help people in early stages of the disease, not enough data have been amassed to say that the treatment is effective, some experts warn.
COVID-19 PLASMA TREATMENTS MAY BE SAFE, BUT WE DON’T KNOW IF THEY WORKTINA HESMAN SAEYAUGUST 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
A hint at what spurs such slayings lies in the hyenas’ ranks.
FEMALE HYENAS KILL OFF CUBS IN THEIR OWN CLANSCAROLYN WILKEAUGUST 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Cook and other executives have dropped hints that Apple wants make a big splash in the field of augmented reality, which uses phone screens or high-tech eyewear to paint digital images into the real world.
APPLE CEO TIM COOK IS FULFILLING ANOTHER STEVE JOBS VISIONRACHEL SCHALLOMAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
To an optimist, any hint of success means that there must be a pony in here somewhere.
GPT-3, BLOVIATOR: OPENAI’S LANGUAGE GENERATOR HAS NO IDEA WHAT IT’S TALKING ABOUTAMY NORDRUMAUGUST 22, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Raptors coach Nick Nurse teased reporters the day before the game with hints of a mystery defense, and what he unveiled was pretty unusual indeed.
THE RAPTORS’ DEFENSE IS ALMOST NEVER THE SAME, BUT IT’S ALWAYS REALLY GOODJARED DUBINAUGUST 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The organisms not only challenge what scientists thought they knew about life’s energy needs, but hint at new ways of defining what life is and where we might find it.
‘ZOMBIE’ MICROBES REDEFINE LIFE’S ENERGY LIMITSJORDANA CEPELEWICZAUGUST 12, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
In that study, there was no benefit — and maybe a hint of harm — for patients who don’t need extra oxygen to breathe.
A BLOOD TEST MAY SHOW WHICH COVID-19 PATIENTS STEROIDS WILL HELP — OR HARMTINA HESMAN SAEYJULY 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The researchers detected a hint of a second planet near the disk’s outer edge.
DEVELOPING PLANET EMERGES IN A SWIRL OF GASLISA GROSSMANJULY 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Like always, they didn’t reveal how the update works and only shared some vague hints, and that was all we needed.
THE PERFECT SEO RECIPE TO SURVIVE COVID-19 AND THE MAY CORE UPDATESERGIO ARBOLEDASMAY 27, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
As Years and Years hints at, technological progress doesn’t only affect gender identity.
TRANSGENDER, TRANSHUMAN: TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES OFFER INCREASED CHOICES BUT ALSO CREATE NEW PREJUDICESLGBTQ-EDITORAPRIL 9, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO HINT

  • aim for
  • be after
  • cast about for
  • connive
  • conspire
  • contrive
  • fish for
  • hint
  • hunt
  • invite
  • look for
  • maneuver
  • plan
  • plot
  • scheme
  • seek
  • solicit
  • strive
  • try for
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