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, advocateverb

    push for something

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

  2. commend, recommendverb

    express a good opinion of

  3. recommendverb

    make attractive or acceptable

    "Honesty recommends any person"

Wiktionary

  1. recommendverb

    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. recommendverb

    To make acceptable; to attract favor to.

  3. recommendverb

    To advise, propose, counsel favorably

    The therapist recommends resting the mind and exercising the body.

  4. recommendverb

    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. Recommendverb

    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. Recommendverb

    to make acceptable; to attract favor to

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

  3. Recommendverb

    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.

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    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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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. 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.

  2. Todd Arnedt:

    We do know that relaxing is an important activity before bed, so for people with insomnia, it could be beneficial to decrease that state of arousal, these rituals become important and we almost always will recommend to someone if they have a ritual that helps them fall asleep, then do it.

  3. Shawn Hick:

    It’s never struck that close before, definitely not something I would recommend. I would recommend what my mom taught me when I was younger, staying inside during a storm.

  4. Ludwig van Beethoven:

    Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.

  5. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko:

    I am really happy for Yulia Efimova, wADA( World Anti-Doping Agency) has taken absolutely the right decision to recommend that Efimova's temporary ban is lifted.

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