something that serves to indicate or suggest
"an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"
the act of indicating or pointing out by name
(medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure
"the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics"
something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary
"there were indications that it was time to leave"
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"
Act of pointing out or indicating.
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.
Discovery made; information.
Explanation; display. Francis Bacon.
Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies.
An declared approximation of the price at which a traded security is likely to commence trading.
Origin: From indicatio, from indico; see indicate; confer French indication, indicación, indicazione.
act of pointing out or indicating
that which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token; sign; symptom; evidence
discovery made; information
any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies
In medicine, an indication is a valid reason to use a certain test, medication, procedure, or surgery. The opposite of indication is contraindication.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'indication' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4065
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'indication' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3395
Rank popularity for the word 'indication' in Nouns Frequency: #1352
The numerical value of indication in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of indication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of indication in a Sentence
It’s a clear indication.
We have no indication this was preplanned.
Popularity is not an indication of quality.
There's no indication there would be such cancellations.
At this time there is no indication of criminal activity.
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