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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hint, clue(noun)

    a slight indication

    lead, jot, touch, cue, clew, tip, intimation, soupcon, clue, wind, speck, hint, trace, pinch, mite, tinge, confidential information, breath, steer, suggestion

  2. clue, clew, cue(verb)

    evidence that helps to solve a problem

    clue, pool cue, pool stick, clew, cue, discriminative stimulus, hint, cue stick

  3. clue, clew(verb)

    roll into a ball

    clue, clew


  1. clue(noun)

    To provide someone with information which he or she lacks.

    hint, indication, suggestion

  2. clue(noun)

    An object or a kind of indication which may be used as evidence.


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clue(n.)

    guide, direction, clew, CLAVIS

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

index, idea, riddle, lantern, enigma, hint, indice

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