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Synonyms for clue
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hint, clue(noun)

    a slight indication

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

  2. clue, clew, cue(verb)

    evidence that helps to solve a problem

    Synonyms:
    pool cue, pool stick, clew, cue, discriminative stimulus, hint, cue stick

  3. clue, clew(verb)

    roll into a ball

    Synonyms:
    clew

Wiktionary

  1. clue(noun)

    To provide someone with information which he or she lacks.

    Smith, clue Jones in on what's been happening.

    Synonyms:
    hint, indication, suggestion

  2. clue(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    signature

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clue(n.)

    Synonyms:
    guide, direction, clew, CLAVIS

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. clue(n)

    Synonyms:
    intimation, hint, key

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "clue":

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

How to pronounce clue?

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US English
Daniel
British
Karen
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Veena
Indian

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How to use clue in a sentence?

  1. Sharon Corbitt-House:

    I had no clue that Gerald Melton was as talented as Gerald Melton was.

  2. Donald Trump:

    We have a stock market not doing so well, we have a country not doing so well, we've been saying it for a long time, we have politicians who don't have a clue. They're all talk, no action. What's happening to this country is disgraceful.

  3. Raymond Chen:

    You don't have any clue as to whether your application will be approved.

  4. Raichand Mohta:

    The condition is pathetic. At this moment no one has any clue how many people are trapped.

  5. Mary Jane Minkin:

    Besides hCG, the body doesn’t secrete anything in the urine that would give you a clue that you’re having a baby, so if the test doesn’t measure hCG specifically, and no natural method does, it’s not going to prove anything.

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