Definition of INDICATE


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) be a signal for or a symptom of; "These symptoms indicate a serious illness"; "Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"; "The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued" ;

  • 2. (

    ) indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively; "I showed the customer the glove section"; "He pointed to the empty parking space"; "he indicated his opponents" ;

  • 3. (

    ) to state or express briefly; "indicated his wishes in a letter" ;

  • 4. (

    ) give evidence of; "The evidence argues for your claim"; "The results indicate the need for more work" ;

  • 5. (

    ) suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine; "Tetracycline is indicated in such cases" ;

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