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honomekasu
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

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honomekasu

English Meaning(s) for ほのめかす

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to hint at; to intimate; to suggest; to allude to; to imply

Definition and Synonyms for ほのめかす

Advert make a more or less disguised reference to
Synonyms: ほのめかす, 暗示
Intimation a slight suggestion or vague understanding
Synonyms: ほのめかし, ほのめかす, 暗示
Intimate give to understand
Synonyms: ほのめかす, 匂う, 匂わす, 匂わせる, 暗示
Intimation an indirect suggestion
Synonyms: ヒント, ほのめかし, ほのめかす, サゼッション, サジェスチョン, 暗示, 示唆, 諷喩, 黙示
Hint a slight indication
Synonyms: きー, キー, ヒント, ほのめかし, ほのめかす, 手がかり, 手掛け, 手蔓, 暗示, 示唆, 端緒, 糸口, , , ,
Suggest drop a hint
Synonyms: かすめる, ほのめかす, サジェスト, 匂う, 匂わす, 匂わせる, 暗示, 示唆
Connote express or state indirectly
Synonyms: ほのめかす, 含意, 含蓄, 寓する, 暗示, 黙示
Suggest intimate by a hint
Synonyms: かすめる, ほのめかす, サジェスト, 匂う, 匂わす, 匂わせる, 暗示, 示唆

Categories ほのめかす is a member of

Suggest drop a hint
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Suggestion an idea that is suggested
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Indication something that serves to indicate or suggest
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Show give expression to
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Convey make known
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Proffer a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
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Stroke Order Diagrams for ほのめかす

Conjugations for ほのめかす

masu stem
honomekashi
Negative stem
honomekasa
te-form
honomekashite
Negative te-form
honomekasanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
honomekasanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekasanai
Past Indicative Form
honomekashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
honomekasanakatta
Presumptive Form
honomekasou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekashimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekashimasen
Past Indicative Form
honomekashimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
honomekashimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
honomekashimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekashitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekashitakunai
Past Indicative Form
honomekashitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
honomekashitakunakatta
te-form
honomekashitakute
Negative te-form
honomekashitakunakute
Adverbial Form
honomekashitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekase
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekashinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekaseba
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekasanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
honomekasanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekashitara
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekasanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekashitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekasenai
Past Indicative Form
honomekaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
honomekasenakatta
masu-stem
honomekase
te-form
honomekasete
Negative te-form
honomekasenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekasemasen
Past Indicative Form
honomekasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
honomekasemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekasarenai
Past Indicative Form
honomekasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
honomekasarenakatta
masu stem
honomekasare
te-form
honomekasarete
Negative te-form
honomekasarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
honomekasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
honomekasaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekasaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekasasenai
Past Indicative Form
honomekasaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
honomekasasenakatta
masu stem
honomekasase
te-form
honomekasasete
Negative te-form
honomekasasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekasasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekasasemasen
Past Indicative Form
honomekasasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
honomekasasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekasaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekasaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
honomekasaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
honomekasaserarenakatta
masu stem
honomekasaserare
te-form
honomekasaserarete
Negative te-form
honomekasaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
honomekasaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekasaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
honomekasaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
honomekasaseraremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
honomekasan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekasazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekasanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
honomekasazaru

Sample Sentences for ほのめかす

The pilot hinted that it might be a UFO.
Mike said a few words as a suggestion.
She hinted that she would like him to leave.
She hinted that she might study abroad.
None of them could understand what she was implying.

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