Indicate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɪndɪkeɪt|  American pronunciation of the word indicate
Brit.  |ˈɪndɪkeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word indicate


- be a signal for or a symptom of (syn: bespeak, betoken, point, signal)
These symptoms indicate a serious illness
- indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively (syn: designate, point, show)
he indicated his opponents
- to state or express briefly
indicated his wishes in a letter
- give evidence of (syn: argue)
The results indicate the need for more work
- suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine
Tetracycline is indicated in such cases

Extra examples

She indicated the small door with her hand.

My last argument is one that can only be indicated here.

Aspirin is indicated in such cases.

Research indicates that over 81% of teachers are dissatisfied with their salary.

Long skid marks on the pavement indicated the driver had attempted to brake.

The study indicates a connection between poverty and crime.

The Russians have already indicated their willingness to cooperate.

Professor Johnson has indicated his intention to retire at the end of next year.

Ralph patted the sofa to indicate that she should join him.

Please indicate your preference on the booking form.

'That's her,' said Toby, indicating a girl on the other side of the room.

Sales targets are indicated on the graph by a vertical dotted line.

Don't forget to indicate before you pull out.

These symptoms indicate a serious illness

The results indicate the need for more work

Word forms

I/you/we/they: indicate
he/she/it: indicates
present participle: indicating
past tense: indicated
past participle: indicated
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