allude - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/əˈluːd/
present tense
I/you/we/theyallude
he/she/italludes
present participlealluding
past tensealluded
past participlealluded

phrasal verb

allude to

[transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyallude to
he/she/italludes to
present participlealluding to
past tensealluded to
past participlealluded to
formal
allude to something to mention someone or something in an indirect way

He kept alluding to his wife, but didn’t mention her name.