Definition of INDICATION


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease" ;

  • 3. (

    ) (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure; "the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics" ;

  • 4. (

    ) something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary; "there were indications that it was time to leave" ;

  • 5. (

    ) a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument; "he could not believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm" ;

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