What does recommend mean?

Definitions for recommend
ˌrɛk əˈmɛndrec·om·mend

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word recommend.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. recommend, urge, advocate(verb)

    push for something

    "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"

  2. commend, recommend(verb)

    express a good opinion of

  3. recommend(verb)

    make attractive or acceptable

    "Honesty recommends any person"

Wiktionary

  1. recommend(Verb)

    To bestow commendation on; to represent favourably; to suggest, endorse or encourage as an appropriate choice.

    The board recommends Philips, given his ample experience in similar positions.

  2. recommend(Verb)

    To make acceptable; to attract favor to.

  3. recommend(Verb)

    To advise, propose, counsel favorably

    The therapist recommends resting the mind and exercising the body.

  4. recommend(Verb)

    To commit, confide to another's care, confidence or acceptance, with favoring representations

    A medieval oblate's parents recommended the boy for life to God and the monastery

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recommend(verb)

    to commend to the favorable notice of another; to commit to another's care, confidence, or acceptance, with favoring representations; to put in a favorable light before any one; to bestow commendation on; as, he recommended resting the mind and exercising the body

  2. Recommend(verb)

    to make acceptable; to attract favor to

  3. Recommend(verb)

    to commit; to give in charge; to commend

  4. Origin: [Pref. re- + commend: cf. F. recommander.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Recommend

    rek-o-mend′, v.t. to commend to another: to bestow praise on: to introduce favourably: to give in charge: to commit, as in prayer: to advise.—adj. Recommend′able, that may be recommended: worthy of praise.—n. Recommend′ableness, the quality of being recommendable.—adv. Recommend′ably, so as to deserve recommendation.—n. Recommendā′tion, act of recommending: act of introducing with commendation: repute: letter of recommendation.—adj. Recommend′ātory, that recommends: commendatory.—n. Recommend′er, one who, or that which, recommends.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recommend' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2690

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recommend' in Verbs Frequency: #350

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recommend in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recommend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of recommend in a Sentence

  1. Nanette Santoro:

    I generally recommend against using compounded hormones.

  2. Martha Clare Morris:

    There’s no simple rule, i recommend that people try both.

  3. Tallulah Bankhead:

    Here's a rule I recommend Never practice two vices at once.

  4. Caroline Cederquist:

    I would recommend sugar in moderation over artificial sweeteners.

  5. Diona Damian:

    This is not something we would recommend for the general population.

Images & Illustrations of recommend

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