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. 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.

  2. Ashley Jones:

    I would generally recommend that you not leave a splinter in place.

  3. President Trump:

    What I’d recommend doing is the people that do carry, we give them a bonus, we give them a little bit of a bonus.

  4. Kate Welker:

    I recommend everyone take a look at their paycheck and make sure it makes sense, the IRS has a withholding calculator that walks through the variables you would want to consider when filling out a W4.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I had completed my Executive MBA Degree program, with speciaizations in Finance, Marketing, and Strategy at Sawyer Business School of Suffolk University, Boston, over a decade ago. I truly enjoyed studying at Suffolk University, not only because of the excellent quality of education, but also for its great location, situated right in the heart of Boston, at the world famous Beacon Hill. i surely learnt many management skills, as well as the outstanding knowledge of effective leadership and a valuable insight into organizational dynamics....these are the skills that essentially enabled me to achieve the best for my organization, both as a technology leader and a people manager alike. The academic perspective that came with my Ph.D. was blended beautifully with enhanced business acumen that was instilled during my MBA. I am pleased to recommend Suffolk University, for her excellent Executive MBA program at Sawyer Business School, wholeheart

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