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See definition of hint at on Dictionary.com
  • as inmean
  • as inmention
  • as inbroach
  • as inconnote
  • as indrive at

synonyms for hint at

  • determine
  • imply
  • indicate
  • involve
  • portend
  • promise
  • represent
  • say
  • spell
  • suggest
  • adumbrate
  • allude
  • argue
  • attest
  • augur
  • betoken
  • connote
  • denote
  • designate
  • express
  • foreshadow
  • foretell
  • herald
  • import
  • intimate
  • name
  • presage
  • purport
  • symbolize
  • add up
  • allude to
  • drive at
  • point to
  • speak of
  • stand for
  • tell the meaning of
  • touch on
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antonyms for hint at

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  • ignore
  • close up
  • not mention
  • close
  • withdraw
  • stop
  • dissuade
  • refuse
  • deny
  • take back
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    How to use hint at in a sentence

    Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    And it might be a good idea for you to give your men a gentle hint to keep their mouths closed about this affair—all of it.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    She noiselessly takes the hint, and enters the corridor; Phœbe advances to answer his challenge.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    "You will have to get over that feeling," observed Mr. Carr, disregarding the hint, and taking out his probing-knife.
    ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
    The hint was not neglected, for this kind of hunting is much more sure than that of the woods.
    THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
    On hearing this, the Earl of Gloucester at once sent Bruce a broad hint in the form of twelve pence and a pair of spurs.
    KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
    And a hint of mothering contentment stole sweetly over him behind this shadowy yet genuine consolation.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    The glowing heavens, luminous athwart the clouds of fine, suspended sand, laid this ominous hint of dream upon the entire day.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    Then he broke off, and when he next gave hint of his whereabouts, it was to hail us from the nearest point on the canyon rim.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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    WORDS RELATED TO HINT AT

    • advance
    • approach
    • bring up
    • hint at
    • interject
    • interpose
    • introduce
    • mention
    • moot
    • move
    • offer
    • open up
    • propose
    • raise subject
    • speak of
    • submit
    • suggest
    • talk of
    • touch on
    • ventilate
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