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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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