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Definition of allude:

  1. To compare allusively; to refer ( something) as applicable.
  2. 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.


extend to, point, concern, come to, pay heed, affect, indicate, contact, impact, mention, tint, reach, stir, equal, have-to doe with, give ear, tinct, disturb, touch on, signify, pertain, touch, cite, bring up, bear upon, relate, partake, bear on, advert, hang, adjoin, rival, match, name, meet, tinge, attend.

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