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indicate Meaning in English

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The Definition of - indicate (verb)

    verb (used with object), indicated, indicating.
    1.
    to be a sign of; betoken; evidence; show:
    His hesitation really indicates his doubt about the venture.
    2.
    to point out or point to; direct attention to:
    to indicate a place on a map.
    3.
    to show, as by measuring or recording; make known:
    The thermometer indicates air temperature.
    4.
    to state or express, especially briefly or in a general way; signal:
    He indicated his disapproval but did not go into detail.
    5.
    Medicine/Medical.
    1. (of symptoms) to point out (a particular remedy, treatment, etc.) as suitable or necessary.
    2. to show the presence of (a condition, infection, etc.).

Word Example of - indicate

    Example Sentences for indicate

    This is probably meant to indicate some part of the same region.

    There was no card to indicate who had sent these wonderful flowers, but she knew.

    He would, so soon as the ideas seemed to indicate it, hunt out facts.

    The Frenchmen understood this to indicate that, for the present at least, their lives were to be spared.

    In these instances they appear to indicate the thatching with which the roof is covered.

    "I should suppose you could have seen some signs to indicate the trap," said Edward.

    This statement brings us up smartly, for there has been nothing to indicate that the brothers had served apprenticeships in Art.

    These show all dimensions and details, and indicate in a measure the mode of procedure.

    She paused a moment, but Graeme did not, by the movement of a finger, indicate that she had anything to say in reply.

    Do wear it, Miss Arbuckle, with a rosette, to indicate your superior rank.

Word Origin & History of - indicate

    Word Origin & History

    indicate 1650s, from L. indicatus, pp. of indicare (see indication).