Thesaurus

alluding

adjective

Synonyms of alluding

(Entry 1 of 2)

alluding

verb
present participle of allude

Synonyms & Antonyms of alluding (Entry 2 of 2)

to convey an idea indirectly
  • Mrs. Simons alluded to some health problems, without being specific

Synonyms for alluding

Words Related to alluding

Near Antonyms for alluding

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about alluding

Cite this Entry

“Alluding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/alluding. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on alluding

Nglish: Translation of alluding for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of alluding for Arabic Speakers

Comments on alluding

What made you want to look up alluding? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!