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. Oussama Wazni:

    Patients and their family members should have realistic expectations - especially in this group of patients that have frailty and dementia, we want to make sure the family members and the patient understand we only recommend a procedure when the benefit is more than the risk in all instances.

  2. Ronald Mitsuyasu:

    Drugs for HIV have now been developed that have little interaction with many chemotherapy agents and The HIV-infected patients can be switched easily from one class of antiretroviral treatment to another without too much difficulty to avoid drug interactions, those of us oncologists who are knowledgeable about both HIV and cancer can easily manage most HIV cancer patients, and we recommend that HIV patients with cancer be treated as aggressively and with the same treatment as we would use in our non-HIV patients.

  3. Steny Hoyer:

    I thought the question was in regards to whether White House is actively considering articles of impeachment, which we are not at this time, i strongly support Chairman Jerry Nadler and The House Judiciary Committee as they proceed with their investigation' to determine whether to recommend articles of impeachment to the full White House,' as the resolution states. It is critical that Congress have access to all of the relevant facts, and we will follow those facts wherever they lead, including impeachment.

  4. Ted Kallmyer:

    While the amounts are still much higher than what we experts recommend as a safe daily amount (400 mg), this group of people has, over time, built up their caffeine tolerance and/or their livers process caffeine really well so it doesn't affect them adversely, however, the problem with these products is that they can inadvertently be consumed by people who are not in the targeted category.

  5. Jake Fisher:

    This isn't our judgment, it's [ the ] judgment of Tesla owners, if the reliability improved, I would be very happy to recommend Teslas. They're satisfying and really fun to drive. They're good for the environment. We hope our feedback helps them improve these problems.

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