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Clue vs. Cue

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  • Clue (noun)

    A strand of yarn etc. as used to guide one through a labyrinth; something which points the way, a guide.

  • Clue (noun)

    Information which may lead one to a certain point or conclusion.

  • Clue (noun)

    An object or a kind of indication which may be used as evidence.

  • Clue (noun)

    Insight or understanding ("to have a clue [about]" or "to have clue". See have a clue, clue stick)

  • Clue (verb)

    To provide with a clue.

    "The crossword compiler wasn't sure how to clue the word "should"."

  • Clue (verb)

    To provide someone with information which he or she lacks (often used with "in" or "up").

    "Smith, clue Jones in on what's been happening."

  • Cue (noun)

    An action or event that is a signal for somebody to do something.

  • Cue (noun)

    The last words of a play actor's speech, serving as an intimation for the next actor to speak; any word or words which serve to remind an actor to speak or to do something; a catchword.

  • Cue (noun)

    A hint or intimation.

  • Cue (noun)

    Humour; temper of mind.

  • Cue (noun)

    A small portion of bread or beer; the quantity bought with a farthing or half farthing and noted with a q (for en quadrans farthing) in the buttery books.

  • Cue (noun)

    A straight tapering stick used to hit the balls in various games.

  • Cue (noun)

    The tail; the end of a thing; especially, a tail-like twist of hair worn at the back of the head; a queue.

  • Cue (verb)

    To give someone a cue signal.

    "Cue the cameraman, and action!"

  • Cue (verb)

    To spark or provoke

  • Cue (verb)

    To take aim on the cue ball with the cue and hit it.

  • Cue (verb)

    To form into a cue; to braid; to twist.

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  • Clue (noun)

    A ball of thread; a thread or other means of guidance. Same as Clew.

  • Cue (noun)

    The tail; the end of a thing; especially, a tail-like twist of hair worn at the back of the head; a queue.

  • Cue (noun)

    The last words of a play actor's speech, serving as an intimation for the next succeeding player to speak; any word or words which serve to remind a player to speak or to do something; a catchword.

  • Cue (noun)

    A hint or intimation.

  • Cue (noun)

    The part one has to perform in, or as in, a play.

  • Cue (noun)

    Humor; temper of mind.

  • Cue (noun)

    A straight tapering rod used to impel the balls in playing billiards.

  • Cue (noun)

    A small portion of bread or beer; the quantity bought with a farthing or half farthing.

  • Cue

    To form into a cue; to braid; to twist.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Clue (noun)

    a slight indication

  • Clue (noun)

    evidence that helps to solve a problem

  • Clue (verb)

    roll into a ball

  • Cue (noun)

    an actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech

  • Cue (noun)

    evidence that helps to solve a problem

  • Cue (noun)

    a stimulus that provides information about what to do

  • Cue (noun)

    sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards

  • Cue (verb)

    assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned

Princeton's WordNet
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