Pronunciation: hĭnt
v. t.1.To bring to mind by a slight mention or remote allusion; to suggest in an indirect manner; as, to hint a suspicion.
[imp. & p. p. Hinted; p. pr. & vb. n. Hinting.]
Just hint a fault and hesitate dislike.
- Pope.
v. i.1.To make an indirect reference, suggestion, or allusion; to allude vaguely to something.
We whisper, and hint, and chuckle.
- Tennyson.
To hint at
to allude to lightly, indirectly, or cautiously.
n.1.A remote allusion; slight mention; intimation; insinuation; a suggestion or reminder, without a full declaration or explanation; also, an occasion or motive.
Our hint of woe
Is common.
- Shak.
The hint malevolent, the look oblique.
- Hannah More.
Noun1.hint - an indirect suggestion; "not a breath of scandal ever touched her"
Synonyms: intimation, breath
2.hint - a slight indication
Synonyms: clue
3.hint - a slight but appreciable addition; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
4.hint - a just detectable amount; "he speaks French with a trace of an accent"
Synonyms: trace, suggestion
5.hint - an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
Verb1.hint - drop a hint; intimate by a hint
Synonyms: suggest
HINT - Hierarchical Information NeTs.

A language for the CDC 3600.

["HINT: A Graph Processing Language", R.D. Hart, Michigan State U, Apr 1970].
Hierarchical INTegration [benchmark]admonishment, admonition, adumbrate, adumbration, advert, advice, aide-memoire, alarm, allegorize, allegory, allude, allude to, angle, arcane meaning, argue, assistance, assume, assumption, augur, bare suggestion, be indicative of, be significant of, be symptomatic of, beg, bespeak, betoken, bid fair, breath, bring to mind, broad hint, cast, catchword, caution, caveat, characterization, characterize, coax, coloration, connotation, connote, cue, cue word, dash, denominate, denomination, denotation, denote, designation, deterrent example, differentiate, differentiation, direction, disclose, disclosure, display, divine, drop a hint, entail, evidence, example, express, expression, final notice, final warning, fingering, fish, flapper, foreshadow, foretoken, gentle hint, gesture, give a hint, give evidence, give prospect of, give the cue, give token, glance at, gleam, glimmer, glimmering, half an idea, hazy idea, help, highlight, hint at, hold out hope, hot lead, idea, identification, identify, implicate, implied meaning, imply, import, importune, impression, index, indicate, indication, indicativeness, infer, inference, infusion, inkling, innuendo, insinuate, insinuation, inspiration, intimation, involve, ironic suggestion, jogger, key, key word, kick, lead, lesson, lick, look, make fair promise, make likely, manifest, manifestation, mark, mean, mean to say, meaning, memorandum, mere notion, metaphorical sense, monition, moral, naming, nod, note, notice, notification, notion, nuance, nudge, object lesson, occult meaning, overtone, particle, picking out, plead, point indirectly to, point to, pointer, pointing, pointing out, pointing to, prefigure, preindicate, presign, presignal, presignify, press, presume, presumption, presuppose, presupposition, pretypify, promise, prompt, prompter, prompting, raise expectation, refer, remembrance, remembrancer, reveal, sauce, scent, scintilla, seasoning, seek, selection, shade, shadow, shadow forth, show, showing, sign, signal, signification, signify, sip, smack, smattering, smell, sneaking suspicion, solicit, soupcon, spark, specification, spell, spice, spoor, sprinkling, stand fair to, stand for, strain, streak, subsense, subsidiary sense, suggest, sup, suppose, supposition, symbolism, symptom, symptomaticness, symptomatize, symptomize, taint, take for granted, telltale, tempering, testify, thought, threat, tickler, tinct, tincture, tinge, tint, tip off, tip-off, token, touch, trace, track, trifle, twang, typify, ultimatum, undercurrent, undermeaning, undertone, vague idea, vein, verbum sapienti, vestige, warning, warning piece, whiff, wind, wink
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Hindu-Arabic numeral
hinge joint
hinge on
hinge upon
hinging post
-- Hint --
hip bath
Hip bone
hip boot
hip boots
Hip girdle
hip joint
Hip knob
Hip lock
Hip molding
hip pad
hip pocket
Hip rafter
hip roof
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