Definition of Allude in English :

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Allude meaning in English

Meaning of Allude in English

Pronunciation of Allude in English

Allude pronunciation in English

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1. advert, allude, touch

make a more or less disguised reference to

Example Sentences:
'He alluded to the problem but did not mention it'

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verb (intransitive; foll by to)
to refer indirectly, briefly, or implicitly
(loosely) to mention

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verb intransitiveWord forms: alˈluded or alˈluding
to refer in a casual or indirect way (to)

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intr.v. al·lud·ed, al·lud·ing, al·ludes
To make an indirect reference: The candidate alluded to the recent war by saying, "We've all made sacrifices."

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