Definitions for alludeəˈlud

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

al•ludeəˈlud(v.i.)-lud•ed, -lud•ing.

  1. to refer casually or indirectly; make an allusion (usu. fol. by to):

    to allude to one's childhood.

Origin of allude:

1525–35; < L allūdere to play beside, make a playful allusion to

Princeton's WordNet

  1. allude, touch, advert(verb)

    make a more or less disguised reference to

    "He alluded to the problem but did not mention it"


  1. allude(Verb)

    To refer to something indirectly or by suggestion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Allude(verb)

    to refer to something indirectly or by suggestion; to have reference to a subject not specifically and plainly mentioned; -- followed by to; as, the story alludes to a recent transaction

  2. Allude(verb)

    to compare allusively; to refer (something) as applicable

Anagrams of allude

  1. aludel

Translations for allude

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(with to ) to mention

He did not allude to the remarks made by the previous speaker.

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