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
relating to the mood of verbs that is used simple in declarative statements
indicative, indicatory, revelatory, significative, suggestive(adj)
(usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly
"actions indicative of fear"
the indicative mood
serving as a sign, indication or suggestion of something
He had pains indicative of a heart attack.
of, or relating to the indicative mood
Origin: From indicativus.
pointing out; bringing to notice; giving intimation or knowledge of something not visible or obvious
suggestive; representing the whole by a part, as a fleet by a ship, a forest by a tree, etc
the indicative mood
Origin: [L. indicativus: cf. F. indicatif.]
The numerical value of indicative in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of indicative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It was indicative of the man Dean Smith was, it's one more example of his thoughtfulness.
The support for Trump is indicative of the support for the type of policies he is advocating.
It's so indicative, we believe, of mankind and our government to just say, 'Let's manage this into extinction,'.
If there were a verb meaning "to believe falsely," it would not have any significant first person, present indicative.
This is indicative of the failed macro-economic policy in Venezuela, salaries are not enough for people to pay for the things they need.
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Translations for indicative
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- indicatiuCatalan, Valencian
- kijelentő módHungarian
- indicātīvus, indicābilisLatin
- aantonende wijs, indicatiefDutch
- указывать, показывать, свидетельствовать, изъявительное наклонение, изъявительныйRussian
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