verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of recommend
Examples from the Web for recommend
We recommend you to keep yourself distant from the places at that time.
Both Rohan and Kalayjian recommend breathing in some fresh air each day.
On Tuesday, Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said he may recommend ground forces in the future.
After Dempsey acknowledged that he may recommend some ground forces in the future, the Pentagon issued a rare correction.
The president promised no combat troops to fight ISIS, but his top general says he may recommend them.
His sincere purpose was, he declared, “to recommend goodness and innocence,” and his obvious aversions are vanity and hypocrisy.
No man should allow himself to recommend another for qualities which he knows he does not possess.The Book of Business Etiquette|Nella Henney
I can recommend them, for I have them especially prepared by Ionides of Alexandria.The Return of Sherlock Holmes|Arthur Conan Doyle
She would have had none of it; there was nothing to recommend it; it was not even unusual.Double Harness|Anthony Hope
I recommend the system to all callow Yankees, commencing a "pushing business."Pencillings by the Way|N. Parker Willis
British Dictionary definitions for recommend
Word Origin for recommend
Word Origin and History for recommend
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.