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hint

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hint

  1. 1 a slight or indirect pointing to something (as a solution or explanation) can't you give me some hint as to where you're taking me? Synonyms of hint clue, cue, indication, inkling, intimation, lead, suggestion Words Related to hint breath, flicker, glimmer, glimpse, mention, scent, whiff, wind; hunch, idea, inspiration, notion; allusion, implication, inference, innuendo, insinuation; denotation, evidence, guidepost, key, mark, overtone, pointer, sign, signal, telltale, token; assistance, nod, prompt, tip, tip-off, wink; feeling, foreboding, intuition, premonition, presentiment, suspicion; augury, foreshadower, foretaste, harbinger, omen, portent, prefigurement, presage, symptom Near Antonyms of hint answer, solution

  2. 2 an almost imperceptible sign of something there was the slightest hint of scorn in her voice Synonyms of hint breath, flicker, glimmer, suggestion, tang, touch, trace, whiff Words Related to hint inkling, intimation, scent, wind; evidence, indication, mark, sign Near Antonyms of hint permeation, pervasion, saturation

  3. 3 a piece of advice or useful information especially from an expert some helpful hints for cleaning carpet stains Synonyms of hint tip, lead, pointerWords Related to hint advice, advisement, assistance, counsel, guidance, recommendation, suggestion; caution, cautioning, sign, signal, telltale, tip-off, warning; brief, direction, feedback, instruction, observation; prompt, reminder, urging; answer, clue, solution

  4. 4 a very small amount I detect just a hint of mint in the sauce Synonyms of hint ace, bit, crumb, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, particle, lick, little, mite, nip, ounce, peanuts, ray, scintilla, scruple, shade, shadow, shred, skosh, smack, smell, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), snap, soupçon, spark, spatter, speck, splash, spot, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, tad, touch, traceWords Related to hint hoot, iota, jot, minim, minimum, modicum, semblance, syllable, tittle, vestige, whit; atom, dot, fleck, flyspeck, grain, granule, molecule, morsel, mote, nubbin, patch, scrap; dash, drop, pinch; part, portion, section; bite, nibble, taste; handful, scattering, smatter, smattering; dose, shot; chip, flake, fragment, shard, shiver, sliver, smithereens, splinter; shred, tatter; clipping, paring, shavingNear Antonyms of hint abundance, barrel, boatload, bucket, bundle, bushel, deal, fistful, gobs, heaps, lashings (also lashins) [chiefly British], loads, lot, mass, mess, mountain, much, oodles, passel, peck, pile, plenty, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, stack, wad, wealth; volume; bonanza, embarrassment, excess, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus; chunk, hunk, lump, slab


hint

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hint

  1. to convey an idea indirectly kept hinting that she wouldn't mind an invitation to spend the weekend at their beach house Synonyms of hint allude, imply, indicate, infer, insinuate, intimate, suggest Words Related to hint advert, mention, point, refer, signal, signalize, signify; smack (of), smell (of) Near Antonyms of hint announce, declare, proclaim; elucidate, explain, spell out; delineate, describe



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