Synonyms for (noun) hint

Synonyms: lead, confidential information, wind, tip, steer, hint

Definition: an indication of potential opportunity

Usage: he got a tip on the stock market; a good lead for a job

Similar words: counsel, counseling, counselling, direction, guidance

Definition: something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action


Synonyms: hint, clue

Definition: a slight indication

Similar words: indicant, indication

Definition: something that serves to indicate or suggest

Usage: an indication of foul play; indications of strain; symptoms are the prime indicants of disease


Synonyms: breath, intimation, hint

Definition: an indirect suggestion

Usage: not a breath of scandal ever touched her

Similar words: proposition, proffer, suggestion

Definition: a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection

Usage: it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse


Synonyms: hint, trace, suggestion

Definition: a just detectable amount

Usage: he speaks French with a trace of an accent

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude


Synonyms: soupcon, speck, tinge, touch, hint, mite, jot, pinch

Definition: a slight but appreciable amount

Usage: this dish could use a touch of garlic

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Synonyms for (verb) hint

Synonyms: suggest, hint

Definition: drop a hint; intimate by a hint

Similar words: convey

Definition: make known; pass on, of information

Usage: She conveyed the message to me