What does indication mean?

Definitions for indication
ˌɪn dɪˈkeɪ ʃənin·di·ca·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indication, indicant(noun)

    something that serves to indicate or suggest

    "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"

  2. indication, denotation(noun)

    the act of indicating or pointing out by name

  3. indication(noun)

    (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure

    "the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics"

  4. indication(noun)

    something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary

    "there were indications that it was time to leave"

  5. reading, meter reading, indication(noun)

    a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument

    "he could not believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm"

Wiktionary

  1. indication(Noun)

    Act of pointing out or indicating.

    Etymology: From indicatio, from indico; see indicate; confer French indication, indicación, indicazione.

  2. indication(Noun)

    That which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token; sign; symptom; evidence.

    The frequent stops they make in the most convenient places are plain indications of their weariness. Joseph Addison.

    Etymology: From indicatio, from indico; see indicate; confer French indication, indicación, indicazione.

  3. indication(Noun)

    Discovery made; information.

    Etymology: From indicatio, from indico; see indicate; confer French indication, indicación, indicazione.

  4. indication(Noun)

    Explanation; display. Francis Bacon.

    Etymology: From indicatio, from indico; see indicate; confer French indication, indicación, indicazione.

  5. indication(Noun)

    Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies.

    Etymology: From indicatio, from indico; see indicate; confer French indication, indicación, indicazione.

  6. indication(Noun)

    An declared approximation of the price at which a traded security is likely to commence trading.

    Etymology: From indicatio, from indico; see indicate; confer French indication, indicación, indicazione.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indication(noun)

    act of pointing out or indicating

  2. Indication(noun)

    that which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token; sign; symptom; evidence

  3. Indication(noun)

    discovery made; information

  4. Indication(noun)

    explanation; display

  5. Indication(noun)

    any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies

Freebase

  1. Indication

    In medicine, an indication is a valid reason to use a certain test, medication, procedure, or surgery. The opposite of indication is contraindication.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'indication' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4065

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'indication' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3395

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'indication' in Nouns Frequency: #1352

How to pronounce indication?

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How to say indication in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indication in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of indication in a Sentence

  1. Barack Obama:

    At the point where Pyongyang says we are interested in seeing relief from sanctions and improved relations and we are prepared to have a serious conversation about denuclearization, I think it's fair to say that we'll be right there at the table, we haven't even gotten to that point yet, because there has been no indication on the part of the North Koreans as there was with the Iranians that they could foresee a future in which they did not possess or were not pursuing nuclear weapons.

  2. Ron Schlecht:

    It is viewed as a negative when an organization has been compromised, most organizations are compelled to report any type of compromise, but management may still see it as an indication of weakness that may negatively affect the organization.

  3. Clarissa Martínez-De-Castro:

    I think the current developments are an indication of how far a group of politicians is willing to go to settle a score with the President, even if it means losses in revenue and denying relief to millions of families in their very own states, the legal process will have to follow its course, just like many misguided anti-immigrant measures already have.

  4. The Duesseldorf district court:

    A mere link to a data protection statement at the foot of the website does not constitute an indication that data are being or are about to be processed.

  5. Edward Reinhold:

    At this time, we’re treating Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez as a homegrown violent extremist, we believe Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez entered the facility on Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez own. We do not have any indication that anyone else was assisting him on that day.

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