Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hint

5 senses of hint

Sense 1
hint, intimation, breath -- (an indirect suggestion; "not a breath of scandal ever touched her")
       => suggestion, proposition, proffer -- (a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse")

Sense 2
hint, clue -- (a slight indication)
       => indication, indicant -- (something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease")

Sense 3
touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon -- (a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic")
       => small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount -- (an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude)

Sense 4
trace, hint, suggestion -- (a just detectable amount; "he speaks French with a trace of an accent")
       => small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount -- (an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude)

Sense 5
tip, lead, steer, confidential information, wind, hint -- (an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job")
       => guidance, counsel, counseling, counselling, direction -- (something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hint

1 sense of hint

Sense 1
hint, suggest -- (drop a hint; intimate by a hint)
       => convey -- (make known; pass on, of information; "She conveyed the message to me")

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