verb (used with object), in·di·cat·ed, in·di·cat·ing.
- (of symptoms) to point out (a particular remedy, treatment, etc.) as suitable or necessary.
- to show the presence of (a condition, infection, etc.).
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Contemporary Examples of indicate
In general, comas are a negative prognostic factor and indicate severe damage.Understanding Tracy Morgan’s Traumatic Brain Injury
November 20, 2014
Propagators: Who has been retweeting and spreading the story, given the retweets often indicate agreement?TRAILS: The Tool That Tracks Truth and Lies On Twitter
November 18, 2014
There was nothing to indicate this is where I was going to end up.Ron Perlman's Secret Suicide Attempt
October 28, 2014
Further, as Grimes shouts “pull,” to indicate the release of the clay target, she closes one eye.Alison Lundergan Grimes’s New TV Ad Is One Big Gun Gaffe
September 16, 2014
He did not indicate whether administration officials said if any decision on strikes had been made.ISIS Tries to Grab Its Own Air Force
Eli Lake, Josh Rogin
June 25, 2014
Historical Examples of indicate
He thought it might indicate the presence of the Major, or of Indians, but he did not mention the matter to any of us.A Canyon Voyage
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
To insist upon the power of heredity was once considered to indicate a fatalistic pessimism.The Task of Social Hygiene
There was nothing—absolutely nothing—to indicate that the depth charge had carried out its pre-ordained mission.The Thick of the Fray at Zeebrugge
Percy F. Westerman
Finding his countenance to indicate youth and benevolence, I accosted him as he approached.The Citizen-Soldier
This jasper-ware was used in many ways, as the following list will indicate.Pottery and Porcelain, from early times down to the Philadelphia exhibition of 1876
Charles Wyllys Elliott
Word Origin for indicate
1650s, back-formation from indication, or else from Latin indicatus, past participle of indicare "to point out, show, indicate, declare" (see indication). Related: Indicated; indicating.