HyperDic: indication

English > 5 senses of the word indication:
NOUNcommunicationindication, indicantsomething that serves to indicate or suggest
communicationindication, denotationthe act of indicating or pointing out by name
communicationindication(medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure
communicationindicationsomething (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary
cognitionindication, reading, meter readinga datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument
indication > pronunciation
Soundsih.ndahkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > indication: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningSomething that serves to indicate or suggest.
Examples
  • "an indication of foul play"
  • "indications of strain"
Synonymindicant
NarrowerevidenceAn indication that makes something evident / evident
gestureSomething done as an indication of intention
glimpseA vague indication
harbinger, forerunner, predecessor, herald, precursorSomething that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
hint, clueA slight indication
manifestationA manifest indication of the existence or presence or nature of some person or thing
mark, printA visible indication made on a surface
pointing outindication by demonstration
signalization, signalisationA conspicuous indication
smokeAn indication of some hidden / hidden activity
symptomAnything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence
trace, vestige, tincture, shadowAn indication that something has been present
BroadercommunicationSomething that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
Spanishindicación, indicant, índice, indicio
Catalanindicació, indicant, indici
Verbsindicatebe a signal for or a symptom of
indicategive evidence of
English > indication: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe act of indicating or pointing out by name.
Synonymdenotation
BroadernamingThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of naming
Spanishdenotación, indicación
Verbsindicateindicate a place, direction, person, or thing
English > indication: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaning(medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure.
Example"the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics"
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
BroaderreasonA fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion
Oppositecontraindication(medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment
Spanishindicación
Catalanindicació
Verbsindicatebe a signal for or a symptom of
indicatesuggest the necessity of an intervention
English > indication: 5 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningSomething (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary.
Example"there were indications that it was time to leave"
BroaderadviceA proposal for an appropriate course of action
Verbsindicategive evidence of
indicatesuggest the necessity of an intervention
English > indication: 5 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningA datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument.
Example "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm"
Synonymsreading, meter reading
Narrowerclock time, timeA reading of a point in time as given by a clock
miles per hour, mphA speedometer reading for the momentary rate of travel
Broaderdatum, data pointAn item of factual information derived from measurement or research
Spanishlectura, medición, medida
Catalanlectura
Verbsindicategive evidence of

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