hint to

hint something to someone

to give a hint or clue to someone. I thought she was leaving. She hinted that to me. She wasn't hinting anything to you! You made it all up!
See also: hint
References in classic literature ?
He called kicking a footman downstairs a hint to the latter to leave his service.
The device then adds the hint to the picture in the form of the password characters spread across the lines of the palm.
The company is expects Hint to help distinguish the retailer by elevating the denim selection.
For each test state, there are two requirements for a hint to be available: 1) there must be a "matching" state in the MDP, and 2) the "matching" state must not be a leaf in the MDP.
This information is exchanged when a client receives a hint from another client, or uses a hint to contact another client.