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indication Explained

indication at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


indication at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1541, from L. indicationem (nom. indicatio) "valuation," from indicare "point out, show," from in- "in" + dicare "proclaim." Verb indicate is first attested 1651. ///

indication at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

W3 n [U and C] a sign, remark, event etc that shows what is happening, what someone is thinking or feeling, or what is true// indication of// --Dark green leaves are a good indication of healthy roots.// --He gave no indication of his own feelings at all.// --Could you give me some indication as to when I am likely to receive a reply?// indication (that)// --Taking a career history along with you will be a clear indication that you are well organized.// --Indications are that the situation hasn't improved much.// --There is every indication (=there are very clear signs) that it is true.//

indication at French => English Of Explained:

hint, index, indication, reference, sign, tip

indication at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

109 Moby Thesaurus words for "indication":
Christophany, Satanophany, adumbration, angelophany, appearance,
augury, auspice, avatar, basis for belief, betokening, betokenment,
body of evidence, broad hint, chain of evidence, clue, clues, cue,
data, datum, degree, disclosure, dissemination, documentation,
embodiment, epiphany, evidence, evincement, exhibit, expression,
fact, facts, foreshadow, foreshadowing, foreshowing, foretoken,
foretokening, forewarning, gentle hint, gesture, glimmer,
glimmering, grounds, grounds for belief, hint, implication,
incarnation, index, indicant, indications, inkling, innuendo,
insinuation, intimation, item of evidence, kick, look,
manifestation, mark, material grounds, materialization, measure,
muniments, mute witness, nod, notion, nudge, omen,
piece of evidence, pneumatophany, portent, prefiguration,
preindication, premises, premonitory shiver, premonitory sign,
premonitory symptom, presignifying, prognostic, prognostication,
promise, prompt, proof, publication, reading, reason to believe,
relevant fact, reminder, revelation, scent, shadow, sign, signal,
significant, signs, soothsay, spoor, suggestion, suspicion,
symptom, telltale, theophany, token, tokening, track, type,
warning, whisper, wind, wink

indication at French => English Of Explained:

indication [ɛ̃dikasjõ]

indication at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Evidence): evidence, facts, premises, data, grounds, indication, criterion, test, testimony, attestation, deposition, affirmation, examination, admission, voucher, record, document, signature.

[N] (Omen): omen, portent, presage, prognostic, augury, auspice, sign, indication, harbinger, precursor, signs of the times, warning, prefigurement.

[N] (Indication): indication, symbolism, symbolization, semiology, semiotics.

indication at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

[C, U] ~ (of sth / of doing sth) | ~ (that ...) a remark or sign that shows that sth is happening or what sb is thinking or feeling:
They gave no indication of how the work should be done. * There are clear indications that the economy is improving. * All the indications are that the deal will go ahead as planned. * He shows every indication (= clear signs) of wanting to accept the post.

Indication at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Indication \In`di*ca"tion\, n. [L. indicatio: cf. F.
1. Act of pointing out or indicating.

2. That which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token;
sign; symptom; evidence.

The frequent stops they make in the most convenient
places are plain indications of their weariness.

3. Discovery made; information. --Bentley.

4. Explanation; display. [Obs.] --Bacon.

5. (Med.) Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which
serves to direct to suitable remedies.

Syn: Proof; demonstration; sign; token; mark; evidence;

indication at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication
of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are
the prime indicants of disease" [syn: {indicant}]
2: the act of indicating or pointing out by name [syn: {denotation}]
3: (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a
procedure; "the presence of bacterial infection was an
indication for the use of antibiotics" [ant: {contraindication}]
4: something (as a course of action) that is indicated as
expedient or necessary; "there were indications that it
was time to leave"
5: a datum about some physical state that is presented to a
user by a meter or similar instrument; "he could not
believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear
indications of an approaching storm" [syn: {reading}, {meter

indication at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » indicatio|indicātiō|a showing, indicating the value of something; valuation|lang=la, from Inter: term » indico|indicō|point out, indicate, show; value|lang=la; see indicate; confer French Inter: term » indication|lang=fr, Inter: etyl » es|- Inter: term » indicación, Inter: etyl » it|- Inter: term » indicazione.


* Inter: IPA » /ɪndɪˈkeɪʃən/
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • Act of pointing out or indicating.
    1. That which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token; sign; symptom; evidence.
    2. : The frequent stops they make in the most convenient places are plain indications of their weariness. Category: w - :Joseph Addison|Joseph Addison.
    3. Discovery made; information.
    4. Inter: obsolet » e Explanation; display. Category: w - :Francis Bacon|Francis Bacon.
    5. Inter: medicin » e Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies.
    6. Inter: financ » e An declared approximation of the price at which a traded security is likely to commence trading.

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    Inter: trans-top » that which serves to indicate or point out
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|indication|f
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|סממן, Inter: t+ » he|סימן, Inter: t- » he|עדות

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|index|c
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|fios|m

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Dutch: aanwijzing {{f}} (2)

    Inter: trans-botto » m

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    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
  • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1

  • Translation: et » indication
    Translation: el » indication
    Translation: es » indication
    Translation: fr » indication
    Translation: ko » indication
    Translation: io » indication
    Translation: kn » indication
    Translation: hu » indication
    Translation: mg » indication
    Translation: ml » indication
    Translation: my » indication
    Translation: ja » indication
    Translation: pl » indication
    Translation: pt » indication
    Translation: ru » indication
    Translation: fi » indication
    Translation: ta » indication
    Translation: tr » indication
    Translation: vi » indication
    Translation: zh » indication