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in·di·cate

indicate

 
 
pronunciation:
In dih keIt
grammatical pattern:
verb + that, verb + to smby + that
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: indicates, indicating, indicated
definition 1: to show or point out.
The police officer asked her to indicate the man she thought was the attacker.The results of the study indicate that their hypothesis was correct.[verb + that ]
 
synonyms:
designate, point out, show
similar words:
denote, evince, manifest, mean, name, register
definition 2: to signify or serve as a token, index, or sign.
The presence of a fever usually indicates illness.The expression on his face indicated great displeasure.
synonyms:
betoken, signal, signify
similar words:
connote, denote, designate, imply, import, portend, promise, say, suggest, token
definition 3: to briefly state or express.
Please indicate your choice by putting a check mark in one of the boxes.We had to put our pencils down when the proctor indicated that time was up.[verb + that ] You use your turn signals to indicate your intention to turn.The attendant indicated to us that the park was closed.[verb + to smby + that ]
synonyms:
express, state
similar words:
show, signify, specify, tell
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