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Synonyms for cue
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cue(noun)

    an actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech

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

  2. clue, clew, cue(noun)

    evidence that helps to solve a problem

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

  3. discriminative stimulus, cue(noun)

    a stimulus that provides information about what to do

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

  4. cue, cue stick, pool cue, pool stick(verb)

    sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards

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

  5. prompt, remind, cue(verb)

    assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned

    Synonyms:
    inspire, move, actuate, propel, prompt, motivate, instigate, incite, remind

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cue(n.)

    Synonyms:
    hint, suggestion, intimation, catchword, wink, nod

  2. cue(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rod (in billiards)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cue(n)

    Synonyms:
    catchword, queue, pigtail, hint, suggestion, intimation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    signal, cué, tail, taco

How to pronounce cue?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say cue in sign language?

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How to use cue in a sentence?

  1. Geoffrey Carter:

    The infrared looks for a flash from a gunshot and the acoustics listens for the bang, so we get the flash and the bang, and then we cue the operator. The accoustics get us very accurate azimuth, or bearing, to the threat. The combination of knowing the speed of light and the speed of sound, we’re able to get the distance in the time of arrival to the threat.

  2. Mark McCormick:

    The FX market is generally taking its cue from overall risk sentiment and so equities are higher today, risk-sensitive currencies such as the Aussie dollar are higher as well.

  3. William Jackson at Capital Economics:

    The political moves point in the direction that things are likely to get worse rather than better from here on. So the lira is more likely to fall than to rise, this is about Turkish politics - I don't think there are other countries where politicians will take their cue from developments in Turkey.

  4. Diane Frolov:

    What is it about genus arboretum that socks us in the figurative solar plexus We see a logging truck go cruising down the road, stacked with a bunch of those fresh-cut giants, we feel like we lost a brother. Next thing you know, we're in The Brick, we're flopping money down on the bar. Wood. We're under a roof. Wood. We're walking the floors. Wood. Grabbing a pool cue. That's wood. Our friends in the forest carry a set of luggage from the mythical baggage carousel. Tree of life, tree of knowledge, family tree, Buddha's Bodhi tree. Page one of life, in the beginning. Genesis 322. Adam and Eve. They're kicking back in the garden of Eden and boom, they get an eviction notice. Why is that Lest they should also take of the tree of life, eat and live forever. A definitive Yahweh no-no. Be good to yourself, go out and plant a wet one on a tree.

  5. Animal Planet:

    She's one of the only giraffes at the Dallas Zoo who can stick her long tongue out on cue.


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