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What does "Allude" mean?

Definition

(v. i.) To refer to something indirectly or by suggestion; to have reference to a subject not specifically and plainly mentioned; -- followed by to; as, the story alludes to a recent transaction (v. t.) To compare allusively; to refer (something) as applicable


Synonyms touch, advert


Example: "He alluded to the problem but did not mention it"


Word Family alluded, alludes, alluding