- (v. t.) To bring to mind by a slight mention or remote allusion; to suggest in an indirect manner; as, to hint a suspicion.
- (v. i.) To make an indirect reference, suggestion, or allusion; to allude vaguely to something.
- (n.) A remote allusion; slight mention; intimation; insinuation; a suggestion or reminder, without a full declaration or explanation; also, an occasion or motive.
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Definition for: THIN
- (adv.) Not thickly or closely; in a seattered state; as, seed sown thin.
- (superl.) Having little thickness or extent from one surface to its opposite; as, a thin plate of metal; thin paper; a thin board; a thin covering.
- (superl.) Rare; not dense or thick; -- applied to fluids or soft mixtures; as, thin blood; thin broth; thin air.
- (superl.) Not close; not crowded; not filling the space; not having the individuals of which the thing is composed in a close or compact state; hence, not abundant; as, the trees of a forest are thin; the corn or grass is thin.
- (superl.) Not full or well grown; wanting in plumpness.
- (superl.) Not stout; slim; slender; lean; gaunt; as, a person becomes thin by disease.
- (superl.) Wanting in body or volume; small; feeble; not full.
- (superl.) Slight; small; slender; flimsy; wanting substance or depth or force; superficial; inadequate; not sufficient for a covering; as, a thin disguise.
- (v. i.) To grow or become thin; -- used with some adverbs, as out, away, etc.; as, geological strata thin out, i. e., gradually diminish in thickness until they disappear.
- (v. t.) To make thin (in any of the senses of the adjective).