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Meaning of CLUE

Pronunciation:  kloo

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  evidence that helps to solve a problem
  2. [n]  a slight indication
  3. [v]  roll into a ball

CLUE is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: clew, clew, cue, hint
 See Also: evidence, footmark, footprint, indicant, indication, mark, roll, shadow, sign, step, trace, twine, vestige, wind, wrap



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Clue\ (kl[=u]), n. [See {Clew}, n.]
A ball of thread; a thread or other means of guidance. Same
as {Clew}.

      You have wound a goodly clue.            --Shak.

      This clue once found unravels all the rest. --Pope.

      Serve as clues to guide us into further knowledge.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: acquaint, advice, advise, alerting, answer, apprise, basis for belief, body of evidence, broad hint, catchword, caution, chain of evidence, cue, cue word, data, datum, documentation, evidence, exhibit, fact, facts, fill in, gentle hint, gesture, glimmer, glimmering, grounds, grounds for belief, hint, hot lead, implication, imply, index, indicate, indication, indicator, inform, information, inkling, innuendo, insinuation, intimate, intimation, item of evidence, key, key word, kick, lead, look, manifestation, mark, material grounds, monition, muniments, mute witness, nod, notify, notion, nudge, office, passing word, piece of evidence, pointer, post, premises, prompt, proof, reason to believe, relevant fact, scent, sign, signal, spoor, steer, suggest, suggestion, suspicion, symptom, tell, telltale, tip, tip-off, token, trace, track, vestige, warn, warning, whiff, whisper, wind, wink