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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:

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

How to pronounce clue?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say clue in sign language?

  1. clue

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How to use clue in a sentence?

  1. John Garcia:

    If I had any clue as to where it is, I would go out of my way to get it, grab it and give it back to the family.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Each one has to call and ask one else for its problems and life risks if necessary; otherwise, one else has neither clue about it nor will realize and come to assist that.

  3. Rick Pitino:

    It was unbeknownst to me, i have absolutely no clue about the name of this horse. He [co-owner Larry Spitcaufsky] doesn’t even know I’m a basketball coach. ... It never dawned on me that Party Dancer is a striptease act.

  4. Adel Fahmy:

    We have no clue what happened, but we are very upset with how the Canadian government has dealt with this case from day one, we had confirmations from highest sources that he would be deported in the coming days ... and all we got is false hope.

  5. Dustin Albert:

    The findings are a step toward understanding the biology of what makes a child particularly sensitive to positive and negative environments, this gives us an important clue about some of the children who need help the most.


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