hint - definition and synonyms

 
verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/hɪnt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyhint
he/she/ithints
present participlehinting
past tensehinted
past participlehinted
  1. to say what you are thinking or feeling in an indirect way
    hint (that):

    The Prime Minister hinted that the crisis could continue throughout the summer.

    hint at:

    Officials are hinting at the possibility of signing an agreement this week.