Meaning of allude

al•lude

Pronunciation: (u-ld'), [key]
— -lud•ed, -lud•ing.
  1. to refer casually or indirectly; make an allusion (usually fol. by to): He often alluded to his poverty.
  2. to contain a casual or indirect reference (usually fol. by to): The letter alludes to something now forgotten.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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