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ablaut a pattern of changes in sounds, usu. vowels, that indicate variations in tense, number, person, or the like, as in "sink," "sank," and "sunk".
accent a mark used to indicate such prominence or stress. [2/8 definitions]
acknowledge to indicate awareness of. [2/4 definitions]
acute accent a diacritical mark (), placed over a vowel to indicate length or high pitch, or to indicate primary stress of a syllable. (Cf. grave accent.)
ad libitum at one's pleasure (used as a musical direction to indicate that a section so marked may be varied, improvised upon, or omitted, as the performer wishes, or as a stage direction to indicate that the performer may improvise).
alack used to indicate dismay, sadness, or regret.
asking price the price or cost of an item for sale (used by a seller usu. to indicate a willingness to accept less money after bargaining).
aspect in grammar, a category of verb inflections, such as past perfect and past progressive, that indicate whether an action or state is ended or continues, is singular or repeated, and the like. [1/5 definitions]
asterisk a sign (*) used to indicate a footnote, an omission, or a break in the text, and for various other purposes. [1/2 definitions]
b. abbreviation of "born," brought into life by birth or in like manner (used to indicate the year or date of a birth).
barber pole a pole or cylinder with red and white spiral stripes, by which barbers indicate the location of their shops.
be used to indicate that something is or was strongly expected, requested, or due to happen, especially because arranged or scheduled (followed by an infinitive). [4/10 definitions]
bespeak to signify or indicate. [1/2 definitions]
blah used to indicate insignificant, predictable, boring, or irritating things being said (often spoken in repetition). [1/4 definitions]
blaze2 to mark (trees), or to indicate (something) by so marking them. [1/4 definitions]
blinker a flashing light, esp. one used on a vehicle to indicate the direction of a turn, or one used as a traffic signal. [1/2 definitions]
bode1 to indicate about the future; portend.
both used with "and" to indicate inclusion of two things. [1/3 definitions]
brand a mark made, as on cattle, by burning with a hot iron, to indicate identity or ownership. [1/8 definitions]
breve a diacritical mark ( ˇ ), placed over a vowel to indicate that the vowel is short. [1/2 definitions]
buck4 an object such as a buckhorn knife that was formerly placed before a player in a poker game to indicate the responsibility to deal.