"Since early zis morning, Monsieur," rejoined the well-recommended one rather despondently.
In the mean while he looks out for some sound, well-recommended cotton-house.
On my list were a number of well-recommended pensions, and I chose, naturally, the nearest at hand.
The establishment was approved, well-recommended: let it do its work unaided, unhindered.
late 14c., "praise, present as worthy," from Medieval Latin recommendare, from Latin re-, here probably an intensive prefix, or else from a sense now obscure (see re-), + commendare "commit to one's care, commend" (see commend). Meaning "advise as to action, urge (that something be done)" is from 1746. Related: Recommended; recommending.