- Homophone Note, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||alluded, alludes, alluding
||to mention (usually followed by "to").
She is always alluding to books we have not read.
- imply, mention, refer
- similar words:
Are you looking for the word elude
(to escape)? Allude
sound and look almost alike and are often confused.
The word allude
contains the following parts:
that means to, toward
More about this word part:
The prefix al-
occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of ad-
used before roots beginning with the letter "l," such as "loc" and "leg." See ad-
that means to play