What does indicative mean?

Definitions for indicative
ɪnˈdɪk ə tɪvin·dica·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indicative mood, indicative, declarative mood, declarative, common mood, fact mood(adj)

    a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact

  2. indicative, declarative(adj)

    relating to the mood of verbs that is used simple in declarative statements

    "indicative mood"

  3. indicative, indicatory, revelatory, significative, suggestive(adj)

    (usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly

    "actions indicative of fear"

Wiktionary

  1. indicative(Noun)

    the indicative mood

  2. indicative(Adjective)

    serving as a sign, indication or suggestion of something

    He had pains indicative of a heart attack.

  3. indicative(Adjective)

    of, or relating to the indicative mood

  4. Origin: From indicativus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indicative(adj)

    pointing out; bringing to notice; giving intimation or knowledge of something not visible or obvious

  2. Indicative(adj)

    suggestive; representing the whole by a part, as a fleet by a ship, a forest by a tree, etc

  3. Indicative(noun)

    the indicative mood

  4. Origin: [L. indicativus: cf. F. indicatif.]

How to pronounce indicative?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say indicative in sign language?

  1. indicative

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indicative in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indicative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of indicative in a Sentence

  1. Azeem Ibrahim:

    I think that's indicative of the influence and power that China has.

  2. Tim Breedlove:

    It was indicative of the man Dean Smith was, it's one more example of his thoughtfulness.

  3. Lawrence Brown:

    The support for Trump is indicative of the support for the type of policies he is advocating.

  4. Frank Coleman:

    But it is indicative of the innovations that are going on throughout the distilled spirits industry.

  5. Simone Netherlands:

    It's so indicative, we believe, of mankind and our government to just say, 'Let's manage this into extinction,'.

Images & Illustrations of indicative

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