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English noun: cue

1. cue (communication) an actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech

Broader (hypernym)actor's line, speech, words

Narrower (hyponym)prompt, prompting

2. cue (communication) evidence that helps to solve a problem

Synonymsclew, clue

Broader (hypernym)evidence

Narrower (hyponym)mark, sign

3. cue (cognition) a stimulus that provides information about what to do

Synonymsdiscriminative stimulus

Broader (hypernym)input, stimulant, stimulation, stimulus

4. cue (artifact) sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards

Synonymscue stick, pool cue, pool stick

Broader (hypernym)sports implement

Part holonymstock

English verb: cue

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

Synonymsprompt, remind

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)inform

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