Indication



[in-di-key-shuh n] /ˌɪn dɪˈkeɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
anything serving to or point out, as a sign or token.
2.
Medicine/Medical. a special symptom or the like that points out a suitable remedy or treatment or shows the presence of a disease.
3.
an act of .
4.
the degree marked by an instrument.
/ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən/
noun
1.
something that serves to indicate or suggest; sign: an indication of foul play
2.
the degree or quantity represented on a measuring instrument or device
3.
the action of indicating
4.
something that is indicated as advisable, necessary, or expedient
n.

early 15c., from Latin indicationem (nominative indicatio) “an indicating; valuation,” noun of action from past participle stem of indicare “point out, show,” from in- “into, in, on, upon” (see in- (2)) + dicare “proclaim,” from stem of dicere “to speak, to say” (see diction).

indication in·di·ca·tion (ĭn’dĭ-kā’shən)
n.

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