What does recommend mean?

Definitions for recommend
ˌrɛk əˈmɛndrec·om·mend

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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

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

  2. Recommend(verb)

    to make acceptable; to attract favor to

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

  3. Recommend(verb)

    to commit; to give in charge; to commend

    Etymology: [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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. recommend

    To commend to the favorable notice of another. Non-commissioned officers of companies are appointed by the colonel upon the recommendation of company commanders. Recommendation of members of a court-martial in favor of the person being tried, is introduced after the finding and sentence are closed and authenticated. The recommendation should distinctly set forth the reasons which prompt it.—Hough.

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

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How to say recommend in sign language?

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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. Donald Trump:

    I am going to ask all of those people to recommend to me -- because that's what they're protesting -- people that they think were unfairly treated by the justice system, and I understand that. And I'm going to ask them to recommend to me people that were unfairly treated -- friends of theirs or people that they know about -- and I'm going to take a look at those applications. And if I find, and my committee finds that they are unfairly treated, then we will pardon them or at least let them out.

  2. Royal Caribbean spokesman Owen Torres:

    We encouraged our guests and crew to wash their hands often, which health experts recommend as the best defense against stomach viruses, which each year affect as many as 300 million people worldwide—only the common cold is more prevalent.

  3. Laurie Stelzer:

    I will be disappointed if they don't recommend this vaccine broadly, I will not understand why, no parent should have to know what this feels like.

  4. Elias Aboujaoude:

    I often tell my patients that if you're in an area where access to traditional therapy is limited, then online therapy may be a reasonable source of treatment for you, however, I also tell them that the best studies for online therapy have been in patients with mild to moderate symptoms. If it's somebody that had severe symptoms, be it of anxiety, depression, other conditions, then these are patients for whom I would really strongly recommend traditional therapy.

  5. Pina LoGiudice:

    Studies show that the more sleep you get, the better your immune system will be, i would also recommend a small dose of vitamin C when a woman has a cold. You don’t want to take too much of it because it can induce contractions, so I usually keep it at anywhere less than 500 mg. I love Neti pots, especially if there is a sinus infection. And doing saltwater gargles if you have a sore throat.

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