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recommend

rec·om·mend

recommend

 
 
pronunciation:
re k mend
part of speech: verb
inflections: recommended, recommending, recommends
definition 1: to present as something that one can have confidence in; present as something good.
My teacher recommended this book because I told her I liked mysteries.She strongly recommended him for the job.
synonyms:
endorse
similar words:
advocate, approve of, back, boost, favor, promote, root for, second, support, vouch for
definition 2: to present as worth doing; suggest; advise.
I recommend that we not disturb the hornets' nest.The nurse recommended that he take the medicine before bed.
synonyms:
advise, advocate
similar words:
encourage, prescribe, propose, suggest, urge
definition 3: to cause to seem right or good.
He has no special skills to recommend him for the job.
similar words:
distinguish, promote
derivation: recommendable (adj.)