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Meaning of indicate by Wiktionary Dictionary



    From Latin indicatus, past participle of indicare ( “to point out, indicate” ), from in ( “in, to” ) + dicare ( “to declare, originally to point” ); see diction. Compare index .


    External links

    • indicate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
    • indicate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911


Explanation of indicate by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. give evidence of

    2. The results indicate the need for more work
    3. be a signal for or a symptom of

    4. These symptoms indicate a serious illness
    5. indicate a place, direction, person, or thing

    6. he indicated his opponents
    7. to state or express briefly

    8. indicated his wishes in a letter
    9. suggest the necessity of an intervention

    10. Tetracycline is indicated in such cases