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Definition 1: a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for indicant in the sense of this definition

(indicant is a kind of ...) a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened

"he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts"

(... is a kind of indicant ) a measure of someone's weight in relation to height; to calculate one's BMI, multiply one's weight in pounds and divide that by the square of one's height in inches; overweight is a BMI greater than 25; obese is a BMI greater than 30

(... is a kind of indicant ) a statistical compilation that provides a context for economic or financial conditions

"this business index is computed relative to the base year of 2005"

(... is a kind of indicant ) one of 11 indicators for different sections of the economy; used by the Department of Commerce to predict economic trends in the near future

(... is a kind of indicant ) an index that traces the relative changes in the price of an individual good (or a market basket of goods) over time

(... is a kind of indicant ) the aggregate of short sales on an open market

(... is a kind of indicant ) index based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocks

Definition 2: something that serves to indicate or suggest - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where indicant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an indication of foul play
  • indications of strain
  • symptoms are the prime indicants of disease

Synonyms for indicant in the sense of this definition

(indicant is a kind of ...) something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

(... is a kind of indicant ) a slight indication

(... is a kind of indicant ) something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone

(... is a kind of indicant ) a vague indication

"he caught only a glimpse of the professor's meaning"

(... is a kind of indicant ) a visible indication made on a surface

"some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks" "paw prints were everywhere"

(... is a kind of indicant ) a manifest indication of the existence or presence or nature of some person or thing

"a manifestation of disease"

(... is a kind of indicant ) indication by demonstration

(... is a kind of indicant ) a conspicuous indication

(... is a kind of indicant ) anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence

(... is a kind of indicant ) an indication that something has been present

"there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim" "a tincture of condescension"

(... is a kind of indicant ) an indication that makes something evident

"his trembling was evidence of his fear"

(... is a kind of indicant ) something done as an indication of intention

"a political gesture" "a gesture of defiance"

(... is a kind of indicant ) an indication of some hidden activity

"with all that smoke there must be a fire somewhere"

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