Definitions for indicate
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word indicate.
bespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signalverb
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"
indicate, point, designate, showverb
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"
to state or express briefly
"indicated his wishes in a letter"
give evidence of
"The evidence argues for your claim"; "The results indicate the need for more work"
suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine
"Tetracycline is indicated in such cases"
(Med.) To show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the proper remedies; as, great prostration of strength indicates the use of stimulants. Opposite of contraindicate.
To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to show; to make known.
To show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the proper remedies
Great prostration of strength indicates the use of stimulants.
To signal in a vehicle the desire to turn right or left
To investigate the condition or power of, as of steam engine, by means of an indicator.
Etymology: From indicatus, past participle of indicare, from in + dicare; see diction. Compare index.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: indico, Latin.
to point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to show; to make known
to show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the proper remedies; as, great prostration of strength indicates the use of stimulants
to investigate the condition or power of, as of steam engine, by means of an indicator
Etymology: [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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in′di-kāt, v.t. to point out: to show: to give as a ground for inferring.—adj. In′dicant, indicating.—n. that which indicates.—n. Indicā′tion, act of indicating: mark: token: symptom.—adj. Indic′ative, pointing out: giving intimation of: (gram.) applied to the mood of the verb which affirms or denies.—adv. Indic′atively.—n. In′dicātor, one who indicates: an instrument on a steam-engine to show the pressure.—adj. In′dicātory, showing. [L. indicāre, -ātum—in, in, dicāre, to proclaim.]
The data and science did indicate that all is well and we can all go to work and live as we choose to with freedom.
Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020
To signal in a vehicle the intent to turn right or left.
The drivers indicate accurately which direction they are taking.
Submitted by MaryC on March 9, 2020
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'indicate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2483
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'indicate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3272
Rank popularity for the word 'indicate' in Verbs Frequency: #179
The numerical value of indicate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of indicate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Initial findings indicate the object that caused the explosion was either an aircraft carrying explosives or a direct explosive (missile). The writings and signs on the debris will allow us to understand exactly what happened soon.
Our sources indicate that they are both still in detention. We have not heard from them directly.
The simulations indicate that if even 75 % of the population were tested per month, we would still be able to detect an outbreak before there were, say, about 15 detectable infections on campus.
A significant safety concern does not necessarily indicate a particular safety deficiency in the air navigation service providers, airlines (air operators), aircraft or aerodrome; but, rather, indicates that the State is not providing sufficient safety oversight to ensure the effective implementation of applicable ICAO Standards.
We were keen to study the latrine, in case there was evidence for parasite species that shouldn't be in the region, which would indicate the presence of travelers.
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- تشير, دل, ذَكَرَ, رمزArabic
- anzeigen, anweisen, blinken, andeutenGerman
- montri, indikiEsperanto
- indicar, señalizarSpanish
- نشان می دهدPersian
- ilmaista, viitata, olla merkkinä, osoittaa, näyttää, vilkuttaa, indikoidaFinnish
- 指摘, 指す, 示す, 表示Japanese
- aanwijzen, aanduiden, wijzen op, aangevenDutch
- указывать, указатьRussian
- తెలుపు, తెలియచేయుTelugu
- belirtmek, göstermek, işâret etmekTurkish
- biểu lộVietnamese
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