Recommend - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌrekəˈmend|  American pronunciation of the word recommend
Brit.  |rɛkəˈmɛnd|  British pronunciation of the word recommend

verb

- push for something(syn: advocate, urge)

The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day

- express a good opinion of (syn: commend)
- make attractive or acceptable

Honesty recommends any person

Examples

A friend recommended this restaurant.

I can't decide between the lasagna and the salmon. Which do you recommend?

They recommended her for a promotion after only two years.

The film is recommended to anyone who liked her earlier movies.

It is strongly recommended that you change the oil in your car every 5,000 miles.

Take only the recommended dose of cough syrup.

You may decide to pursue the matter in court, but I wouldn't recommend it.

He recommended waiting.

I recommend you to buy this book.

She recommended me a good dictionary.

She recommended to us that our trip be / should be postponed.

She was recommended as a suitable candidate for the job.

Being forced to leave, the woman recommended her child to my care.

Your behaviour will not recommend you.

I recommend that you get some professional advice.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: recommend
he/she/it: recommends
present participle: recommending
past tense: recommended
past participle: recommended
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