Definitions and translations for "insinuate"

Definition of insinuate

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1. To creep, wind, or flow into; to enter gently, slowly, or imperceptibly, as into crevices.
2. To ingratiate; to obtain access to or introduce something by subtle, cunning or artful means.
3. To hint; to suggest tacitly while avoiding a direct statement.
She insinuated that her friends had betrayed her.
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English - English - insinuate

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v. hint, allude to; subtly instill; gain favor through indirect means
v. insert, insinuate, suggest, infer, creep
v. insinuate, imply, hint

English - Spanish - insinuate

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v. insinuar, aludir, dar a entender, dejar entrever, dejar traslucir, intimar, querer decir, sugerir

English - French - insinuate

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v. insinuer, faire allusion; faire entrer indirectement (le doute, la suspicion); user de ruse, malice

English - German - insinuate

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v. andeuten, hinweisen; insinuieren (Zweifel, Verdacht etc.); einschmeicheln

English - Indonesian - insinuate

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v. menyindir secara tak langsung, menyusup, menyelundup

English - Italian - insinuate

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v. insinuare, suggerire; instillare; (rifl) insinuarsi, penetrare subdolamente; far penetrare, introdurre a poco a poco

English - Polish - insinuate

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v. wprowadzać, insynuować, zainsynuować, sugerować

English - Portuguese - insinuate

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v. insinuar

English - Romanian - insinuate

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v. strecura {înv.}, insinua, insinua: se insinua

English - Russian - insinuate

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г. постепенно вводить, внушать исподволь, намекать; проникать, втираться, вкрадываться

English - Turkish - insinuate

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f. ima etmek, çıtlatmak, çaktırmadan kabul ettirmek, kurnazca yakınlaşmak

English - Ukrainian - insinuate

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v. вселяти: поступово вселяти, натякати, інсинуювати, намекати

English - Dutch - insinuate

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ww. ongemerkt indringen; insinueren

English - Greek - insinuate

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ρήμ. υπαινίσσομαι, υποδηλώ

English - Arabic - insinuate

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‏دس، تسلل، دخل في الذهن‏

English - Chinese - insinuate

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(动) 巴结, 使潜入, 暗示; 说含沙射影的话; 暗讽

English - Chinese - insinuate

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(動) 巴結, 使潛入, 暗示; 說含沙射影的話; 暗諷

English - Hindi - insinuate

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v. धीरे-धीरे भड़काना, संकेत करना, इशारा करना, परोक्ष रूप से सुझाना, चालाकी से सुझाना

English - Japanese - insinuate

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(動) それとなく言う; ほのめかす; 巧みに植えつける

English - Korean - insinuate

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동. 빗대어 말하다, 천천히 들어가다, 스며들게 하다

English - Vietnamese - insinuate

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v. đút nhẹ, nhét nhẹ, lẻn vào, nói bóng gió
adv. ám chỉ
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Synonyms for insinuate
1. instil: inject, infuse, interpose, inculcate, introduce
2. intimate: imply, hint, suggest, allude, connote
Verb forms for insinuate
Present participle: insinuating
Present: insinuate (3.person: insinuates)
Past: insinuated
Future: will insinuate
Present conditional: would insinuate
Present Perfect: have insinuated (3.person: has insinuated)
Past Perfect: had insinuated
Future Perfect: will have insinuated
Past conditional: would have insinuated