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Definition 1: to state or express briefly - [verb of communication]

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

  • indicated his wishes in a letter

(indicate is a kind of ...) impart knowledge of some fact, state of affairs, or event to

"I informed him of his rights"

(... is a kind of indicate ) indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments

"The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero" "The gauge read `empty'"

(... is a kind of indicate ) make known with a word or signal

"He signified his wish to pay the bill for our meal"

(... is a kind of indicate ) indicate a decision in regard to

"call balls and strikes behind the plate"

Definition 2: be a signal for or a symptom of - [verb of communication]

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

  • These symptoms indicate a serious illness
  • Her behavior points to a severe neurosis
  • The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued

Synonyms for indicate in the sense of this definition

(indicate is a kind of ...) let something be known

"Tell them that you will be late"

(... is a kind of indicate ) indicate, as with a sign or an omen

"These signs bode bad news"

(... is a kind of indicate ) designate as if by a mark

"This sign marks the border"

Definition 3: give evidence of - [verb of communication]

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

  • The evidence argues for your claim
  • The results indicate the need for more work

Synonyms for indicate in the sense of this definition

(indicate is a kind of ...) bring forward and present to the mind

"We presented the arguments to him" "We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason"

Definition 4: indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively - [verb of communication]

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

  • I showed the customer the glove section
  • He pointed to the empty parking space
  • he indicated his opponents

Synonyms for indicate in the sense of this definition

(indicate is a kind of ...) impart knowledge of some fact, state of affairs, or event to

"I informed him of his rights"

(... is a kind of indicate ) indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle

"the dog pointed the dead duck"

(... is a kind of indicate ) indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments

(... is a kind of indicate ) point out carefully and clearly

(... is a kind of indicate ) manifest or bring back

"This action reflects his true beliefs"

Definition 5: suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine - [verb of communication]

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

  • Tetracycline is indicated in such cases

(indicate is a kind of ...) impart knowledge of some fact, state of affairs, or event to

"I informed him of his rights"

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