indicate

[In┬Ědi*cate]

To indicate means to point something out or to present evidence. If you feel sick during a car trip, you can indicate this to the driver by groaning loudly or announcing "I'm going to be sick!"

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To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to show; to make known.

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

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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"

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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"

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

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

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v. t.
To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to show; to make known.

v. t.
To show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the proper remedies; as, great prostration of strength indicates the use of stimulants.

v. t.
To investigate the condition or power of, as of steam engine, by means of an indicator.


Indicate

In"di*cate , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indicated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Indicating .] [L. indicatus, p. p. of indicare to indicate; pref. in- in + dicare to proclaim; akin to dicere to say. See Diction, and cf. Indict, Indite.] 1. To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to show; to make known.
That turns and turns to indicate From what point blows the weather.
2. (Med.) To show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the proper remedies; as, great prostration of strength indicates the use of stimulants. 3. (Mach.) To investigate the condition or power of, as of steam engine, by means of an indicator. Syn. -- To show; mark; signify; denote; discover; evidence; evince; manifest; declare; specify; explain; exhibit; present; reveal; disclose; display.

To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to show; to make known.

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Usage Examples

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?

Dramatic experience is not logical it may be subdued to the kind of coherence that we indicate when we speak, in criticism, of form.

Any critic is entitled to wrong judgments, of course. But certain lapses of judgment indicate the radical failure of an entire sensibility.

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Other Usage Examples

While approximately one in every 400 children and adolescents have Type I diabetes recent Government reports indicate that one in every three children born in 2000 will suffer from obesity, which as noted is a predominant Type II precursor.

I just think it would be unrealistic to suggest we're going to eliminate every last domestic insurgent in Afghanistan. Certainly, the history of the country would indicate that's not a very realistic objective, and I think we have to have realistic objectives.

A variety of national and international studies indicate that the broad-based deployment of information technology can have a substantial impact on our nation's economic productivity and growth as well as the educational and social success of our citizens.

I think there are so many ways to become interested in music. I believe signs of sustained interest gives a sense of the right time. Music, if thought of as a language, would perhaps indicate that as early as possible is not so bad. I do believe that a really nurturing first teacher that makes the child love something is crucial.

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