What does indication mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indication, indicantnoun

    something that serves to indicate or suggest

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

  2. indication, denotationnoun

    the act of indicating or pointing out by name

  3. indicationnoun

    (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. indicationnoun

    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, indicationnoun

    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. indicationnoun

    Act of pointing out or indicating.

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

  2. indicationnoun

    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. indicationnoun

    Discovery made; information.

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

  4. indicationnoun

    Explanation; display. Francis Bacon.

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

  5. indicationnoun

    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. indicationnoun

    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. Indicationnoun

    act of pointing out or indicating

  2. Indicationnoun

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

  3. Indicationnoun

    discovery made; information

  4. Indicationnoun

    explanation; display

  5. Indicationnoun

    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

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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. Dick Harpootlian:

    This is an indication that there is at least some desire from the people that surround the (vice president) that this process of getting him into the race has escalated.

  2. 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.

  3. Federica Mogherini:

    The visit ... is a strong indication of the strategic importance of the EU-Turkey relationship and our desire to step up engagement.

  4. Erin Ennis:

    We are hearing the list of issues the two presidents will ultimately have to make decisions on is being narrowed, so that's an indication that things are being addressed. But we're also hearing that there's a lot of work to be done, i don't think either side is expecting a draft of something next week.

  5. Li Guofu:

    The Saudis have taken military action because they have said the Houthis are getting support from the Iranians, this is an indication that the war may gradually spread into a regional conflict. This is something the Chinese government is very much concerned about.

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