cue

/ˈkjuː/

  • Noun
  • a word, phrase, or action in a play, movie, etc., that is a signal for a performer to say or do something
    1. That last line is your cue to exit the stage.
  • a sign that tells a person to do something
    1. I'll take that yawn as my cue to leave.
    2. Their silence was a cue for him to speak.
  • something that indicates the nature of what you are seeing, hearing, etc.
    1. The expressions on people's faces give us visual cues about their feelings.
    2. auditory cues
  • to do what is done or suggested by (someone or something)
    1. Take a cue from the experts and get your taxes done early this year.
    2. We should take our cue from their example.
  • Verb
  • to give (someone) a signal to do something during a performance
    1. Cue the band.
    2. Cue the lights/sound. [=give a signal to the person running the lights/sound]
  • Noun
  • a long, thin stick that is used in playing pool, billiards, and snooker
    1. a pool cue

Những từ liên quan với CUE

key, idea, prompt, lead, notion, sign, reminder, nod, inkling, clue, catchword, innuendo, indication