Synonyms to be taken as

allude to, address to, adumbrate, advert to, allegorize, assume, blurt, blurt out, bring to attention, bring to mind, bring to notice, call attention to, cite, comment, connote, denominate, denote, designate, direct attention to, direct to, drop a hint, emblematize, entail, exclaim, figure, finger, focus on, give a hint, give the cue, glance at, hint, hint at, implicate, imply, import, indicate, infer, insinuate, interject, intimate, involve, let drop, let fall, make reference to, mean, mean to say, mention, muse, name, note, observe, opine, pick out, point at, point indirectly to, point out, point to, presume, presuppose, prompt, refer to, reflect, remark, select, speak, specify, stand for, stigmatize, suggest, suppose, symbol, symbolize, take for granted, touch on, typify, answer for, accept obligation, accept the responsibility, act for, agree to, appear for, back up, be accepted for, be answerable for, be regarded as, be responsible for, be security for, be sponsor for, bind, commission, commit, contract, count for, deputize, engage, front for, go as, go bail for, go for, have a