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Synonyms for insinuate
ɪnˈsɪn yuˌeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insinuate(verb)

    introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner

    "He insinuated himself into the conversation of the people at the nearby table"

    Synonyms:
    intimate, adumbrate

  2. intimate, adumbrate, insinuate(verb)

    give to understand

    "I insinuated that I did not like his wife"

    Synonyms:
    sketch, outline, intimate, adumbrate, suggest

Wiktionary

  1. insinuate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    imply

  2. insinuate(verb)

    (figurative of the above) to ingratiate; to obtain access to or introduce something by subtle, cunning or artful means

    Synonyms:
    imply

  3. insinuate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    imply

  4. insinuate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    imply

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. insinuate

    Advert, mention, and refer are used of language that more or less distinctly utters a certain thought; the others of language from which it may be inferred. We allude to a matter slightly, perhaps by a word or phrase, as it were in byplay; we advert to it when we turn from our path to treat it; we refer to it by any clear utterance that distinctly turns the mind or attention to it; as, marginal figures refer to a parallel passage; we mention a thing by explicit word, as by naming it. The speaker adverted to the recent disturbances and the remissness of certain public officers; tho he mentioned no name, it was easy to see to whom he alluded. One may hint at a thing in a friendly way, but what is insinuated is always unfavorable, generally both hostile and cowardly. One may indicate his wishes, intimate his plans, imply his opinion, signify his will, suggest a course of action. Compare SUGGESTION.

    Synonyms:
    advert, allude, hint, imply, indicate, intimate, mention, point, refer, signify, suggest

    Preposition:
    The passage evidently alludes to the Jewish Passover.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. insinuate

    Synonyms:
    introduce, insert, worm, ingratiate, intimate, suggest, infuse, hint

    Antonyms:
    withdraw, retract, alienate, extract

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. insinuate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    introduce gently

  2. insinuate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    ingratiate, push artfully

  3. insinuate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    instil (artfully), infuse, inculcate

  4. insinuate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    hint, suggest, intimate, allude to, point to, refer to, remind of, put in mind of

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    imply

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