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Meaning of RECOMMENDATION

Pronunciation:  `rekumen'deyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any quality or characteristic that gains a person a favorable reception or acceptance or admission; "her pleasant personality is already a recommendation"; "his wealth was not a passport into the exclusive circles of society"
  2. [n]  something (as a course of action) that is recommeended as advisable
  3. [n]  something that recommends (or expresses commendation) of a person or thing as worthy or desirable
 

RECOMMENDATION is a 14 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: good word, passport, testimonial
 
 See Also: advice, character, character reference, characteristic, congratulations, kudos, praise, puff, reference, referral

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rec`om*men*da"tion\ (r?k`?m*m?n*d?"sh?n), n.
[Cf. F. recommandation.]
1. The act of recommending.

2. That which recommends, or commends to favor; anything
   procuring, or tending to procure, a favorable reception,
   or to secure acceptance and adoption; as, he brought
   excellent recommendations.

3. The state of being recommended; esteem. [R.]

         The burying of the dead . . . hath always been had
         in an extraordinary recommendation amongst the
         ancient.                              --Sir T.
                                               North.

 

 

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