What does Recommendation mean?

Definitions for Recommendationˌrɛk ə mɛnˈdeɪ ʃən, -mən-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Recommendation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. recommendation(noun)

    something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable

  2. recommendation, testimonial, good word(noun)

    something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable

  3. recommendation, passport(noun)

    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"


  1. recommendation(Noun)

    An act of recommending

  2. recommendation(Noun)

    That which is recommended

  3. recommendation(Noun)

    A commendation or endorsement

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recommendation(noun)

    the act of recommending

  2. Recommendation(noun)

    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. Recommendation(noun)

    the state of being recommended; esteem

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. recommandation.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Recommendation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2465

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Recommendation' in Nouns Frequency: #1124


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Recommendation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Recommendation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Publilius Syrus:

    A fair exterior is a silent recommendation.

  2. Teten Masduki:

    It looks like a sudden move because the recommendation was made after a review of both proposals, but the recommendation is in the best interest of the country.

  3. Ann Skelton:

    The recommendation is that the children should stay with the parents who have raised them and should also be permitted to have contact with their biological parents.

  4. Susan Curry:

    We were able to look at additional studies that have been published since the last recommendation, the good news is that there were more studies to look at than in 2012, and that evidence confirms the recommendation we made last time.

  5. White House:

    The President was presented with a pretty clear and direct and very strong recommendation by deputy Attorney General (Rod Rosenstein), the deputy made the recommendation, the president made a swift and decisive action and let Comey go.

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