Definition Of indicate


point out; show.

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suggest as a desirable or necessary course of action.

the treatment is likely to be indicated in severely depressed patients

Example Of indicate

  • A good director would have cut some of the annoyingly repetitive and obvious gestures used to indicate character.

  • Again the camera meter will indicate a shutter speed and an aperture to give you an 18% grey object.

  • Although the days of king coal and the smoky cities are long gone, census figures indicate manufacturing plays a significant role in the regional economy.

  • an external tube is used to indicate fluid level

  • But child mortality figures indicate many more private tragedies.

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