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.).
- indicated horsepower,
- indicator diagram
Origin of indicate
Examples from the Web for indicated
The authors categorized responses that indicated a misunderstanding of possible benefit as “germs are germs” beliefs.Without Education, Antibiotic Resistance Will Be Our Greatest Health Crisis|Russell Saunders|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That indicated a relatively rapid increase in methane, followed by an equally fast decrease.
Another lawyer closely associated with the case has indicated that the FBI had become involved in the investigation.
It was identified as an ancient exorcism technique that indicated she had been suspected of supernatural powers.
Those facts, Paul said, indicated that Chairman Mao was a tyrannical monster whose people lived “in abject slavery.”The Secret to Rand Paul’s Foreign Policy: His Father|W. James Antle III|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thus, the locality of the diphtheritic process determines to a great extent whether steam is indicated or not.
But the results also indicated a most exaggerated estimate of the available arms-bearing population of the South.The Life of Jefferson Davis|Frank H. Alfriend
The soil was rather stiff, and indicated a rocky formation, blocks of granite projecting from it in various directions.Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)|John MacGillivray
There is another characteristic of the Greeks indicated by this remark of Diodorus.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
A simple graphical construction is indicated in fig. 19, where the dotted lines are parallel.
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.