Allude

Definition of Allude

Al`lude´
v. i.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Alluded; p. pr. & vb. n. Alluding.]
These speeches . . . do seem to allude unto such ministerial garments as were then in use.
- Hooker.
v. t.1.To compare allusively; to refer (something) as applicable.

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advert, allusion, bear on, come to, concern, denote, hint, pertain, refer, relate, suggest, touch, touch on
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