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Meaning of INDICATE

Pronunciation:  'indu`keyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  to state or express briefly; "indicated his wishes in a letter."
  2. [v]  suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine; "Tetracycline is indicated in such cases"
  3. [v]  give evidence of; "The evidence argues for your claim"; "The results indicate the need for more work"
  4. [v]  be a signal for or a symptom of; "These symptoms indicate a serious illness"; "Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"; "The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
  5. [v]  indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively; "I showed the customer the glove section"; "He pointed to the empty parking space"; "he indicated his opponents"

INDICATE is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: argue, bespeak, betoken, point, show, signal, suggest
 Antonyms: contraindicate
 See Also: augur, auspicate, bode, call, call attention, finger, forecast, foreshadow, foretell, inform, lay out, mark, omen, point out, portend, predict, prefigure, presage, present, prognosticate, read, record, reflect, register, represent, signalise, signalize, signify, tell



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In"di*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indicated}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Indicating}.] [L. indicatus, p. p. of indicare to
indicate; pref. in- in + dicare to proclaim; akin to dicere
to say. See {Diction}, and cf. {Indict}, {Indite}.]
1. To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to
   show; to make known.

         That turns and turns to indicate From what point
         blows the weather.                    --Cowper.

2. (Med.) To show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the
   proper remedies; as, great prostration of strength
   indicates the use of stimulants.

3. (Mach.) To investigate the condition or power of, as of
   steam engine, by means of an indicator.

Syn: To show; mark; signify; denote; discover; evidence;
     evince; manifest; declare; specify; explain; exhibit;
     present; reveal; disclose; display.

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