Indicating



[in-di-keyt] /ˈɪn dɪˌkeɪt/

verb (used with object), indicated, indicating.
1.
to be a sign of; betoken; evidence; show:
His hesitation really indicates his doubt about the venture.
2.
to point out or point to; direct attention to:
to indicate a place on a map.
3.
to show, as by measuring or recording; make known:
The thermometer indicates air temperature.
4.
to state or express, especially briefly or in a general way; signal:
He indicated his disapproval but did not go into detail.
5.
Medicine/Medical.

/ˈɪndɪˌkeɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
(may take a clause as object) to be or give a sign or symptom of; imply: cold hands indicate a warm heart
2.
to point out or show
3.
(may take a clause as object) to state briefly; suggest: he indicated what his feelings were
4.
(of instruments) to show a reading of: the speedometer indicated 50 miles per hour
5.
(usually passive) to recommend or require: surgery seems to be indicated for this patient
v.

1650s, back-formation from indication, or else from Latin indicatus, past participle of indicare “to point out, show, indicate, declare” (see indication). Related: Indicated; indicating.

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