What does recommend mean?

Definitions for recommend
ˌrɛk əˈmɛndrec·om·mend

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage 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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To RECOMMENDverb

    Etymology: recommender, Fr. re and commend.

    Mecenas recommended Virgil and Horace to Augustus, whose praises helped to make him popular while alive, and after his death have made him precious to posterity. Dryden.

    A decent boldness ever meets with friends,
    Succeeds, and ev’n a stranger recommends. Alexander Pope.

    They had been recommended to the grace of God. Acts xiv.

ChatGPT

  1. recommend

    To recommend means to suggest that something would be beneficial or suitable for a specific purpose or situation. It involves giving advice or proposing an action based on one's personal opinion or professional expertise. Recommendations can be made for various things such as books, restaurants, products, services, strategies, or courses of action.

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

  2. Recommendverb

    to make acceptable; to attract favor to

  3. Recommendverb

    to commit; to give in charge; to commend

  4. 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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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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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. Roopal Kundu:

    We recommend you buy a sunscreen lotion labeled ‘broad spectrum protection’ -- which helps to protect against both types of UV rays -- with an SPF of 30 or higher that is also water resistant, sPF 30 blocks 97 percent of the UVB radiation. But, you need to reapply it every two hours, using about a shot glass full of lotion over your exposed skin, for the best results.

  2. Saju Mathew:

    So, if a 17-year -old has severe asthma, maybe cystic fibrosis, or some kind of underlying pulmonary condition especially, I would hands-down recommend a booster shot, but I'm not comfortable giving a universal, broad recommendation for all adolescents at this point, until we have enough data.

  3. Ndemic Creations:

    The current coronavirus outbreak is a very real situation which is impacting a huge number of people, we would always recommend that players get their information directly from local and global health authorities.

  4. Dave Hollis:

    Most encouragingly in this one, the exit scores we're seeing from women — their likelihood to recommend and how much they enjoyed the film — was higher here than almost any film we've had, it's a great sign for what word of mouth should be for the run, but, two, what it means for how women think about these movies being for them as much as men might.

  5. Nick Karras:

    I definitely recommend smoking or vaping as you're learning how to use cannabis, because you can overshoot with edibles and have an uncomfortable experience.

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