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.).
Origin of indicate
Examples from the Web for indicating
Added to this: so many are indicating they do not want them at all.
In 15 minutes or less, a positive or negative line will appear on the test, indicating Ebola positive or negative.This New Ebola Test Is As Easy As a Pregnancy Test, So Why Aren’t We Using It?|Abby Haglage|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His spine was curved, indicating the condition known as scoliosis.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, the researchers found about 25 percent came from that region, indicating they may have a common source.
He defended his wife as “not out of touch,” indicating that he, too, is out of touch.Hillary’s Doomed if She Can’t Learn to Talk About Her Privilege|Keli Goff|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The race ends when the flag returns to the leader, who waves the same above his head, indicating the close of the race.School, Church, and Home Games|George O. Draper
"Oh, it's been an experience," said Foyle lightly, indicating his bandaged head.The Grell Mystery|Frank Froest
This was a strained way of indicating the case; but there can be no doubt of its substantial truth.When Ghost Meets Ghost|William Frend De Morgan
He gives definite date to none of these appearances, indicating only their sequence.The Life of Jesus of Nazareth|Rush Rhees
Appearances are met with indicating a transition between cells with few fat-granules and those with many.
British Dictionary definitions for indicating
Word Origin for indicate
Word Origin and History for indicating
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.