Definition of Hint

1. Noun. An indirect suggestion. "Not a breath of scandal ever touched her"

Exact synonyms: Breath, Intimation
Generic synonyms: Proffer, Proposition, Suggestion
Derivative terms: Intimate



2. Verb. Drop a hint; intimate by a hint. "They hint that there was a traffic accident "
Exact synonyms: Suggest
Specialized synonyms: Adumbrate, Insinuate, Intimate, Clue In, Advert, Allude, Touch
Generic synonyms: Convey
Derivative terms: Suggester, Suggestible, Suggestion

3. Noun. A slight indication.
Exact synonyms: Clue
Generic synonyms: Indicant, Indication

4. Noun. A slight but appreciable amount. ; "This dish could use a touch of garlic"
Exact synonyms: Jot, Mite, Pinch, Soupcon, Speck, Tinge, Touch
Generic synonyms: Small Indefinite Amount, Small Indefinite Quantity
Specialized synonyms: Snuff

5. Noun. A just detectable amount. "He speaks French with a trace of an accent"
Exact synonyms: Suggestion, Trace
Generic synonyms: Small Indefinite Amount, Small Indefinite Quantity
Specialized synonyms: Spark
Derivative terms: Trace

6. Noun. An indication of potential opportunity. "A good lead for a job"
Exact synonyms: Confidential Information, Lead, Steer, Tip, Wind
Generic synonyms: Counsel, Counseling, Counselling, Direction, Guidance
Derivative terms: Steer, Tip, Tipster

Definition of Hint

1. v. t. To bring to mind by a slight mention or remote allusion; to suggest in an indirect manner; as, to hint a suspicion.

2. v. i. To make an indirect reference, suggestion, or allusion; to allude vaguely to something.

3. n. A remote allusion; slight mention; intimation; insinuation; a suggestion or reminder, without a full declaration or explanation; also, an occasion or motive.

Definition of Hint

1. Noun. a clue ¹

2. Noun. a tacit suggestion that avoids a direct statement ¹

3. Noun. a small, barely detectable amount of ¹

4. Noun. information in a computer-based font that suggests how the outlines of the font's glyphs should be distorted in order to produce, at specific sizes, a visually appealing pixel-based rendering. Also known as '''hinting''' ¹

5. Verb. to suggest tacitly without a direct statement; to provide a clue ¹

6. Verb. to develop and add hints to a font ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hint

1. to suggest indirectly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Hint

1. A remote allusion; slight mention; intimation; insinuation; a suggestion or reminder, without a full declaration or explanation; also, an occasion or motive. "Our hint of woe Is common." (Shak) "The hint malevolent, the look oblique." (Hannah Me) Synonym: Suggestion, allusion. See Suggestion. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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