clue

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Noun[change]

Singular
clue

Plural
clues

  1. (countable) A clue is a piece of information that helps you answer a question or solve a problem.
    He said nothing, made no gesture, and gave no clue about what he was thinking.
    Something in those boxes might provide a clue to his death.
    She disappeared without a clue.
  2. (informal) (singular) If you have no clue about something, you don't know at all.
    I'm afraid I have no clue how to get there.
    Don't ask him. He doesn't have a clue about computers.
    The guy's an idiot. He hasn't got a clue.

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Plain form
clue

Third-person singular
clues

Past tense
clued

Past participle
clued

Present participle
cluing

  1. (informal) (transitive & intransitive) If you clue somebody in to something, you give them that information that they didn't have.
    I had no idea what she was angry about until my sister clued me in.
    The look on her face finally clued me in: she didn't speak English.
    I finally clued in to the fact that it wasn't going to work.

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