verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of recommend
Examples from the Web for recommended
Cairo should have listened to Amal Clooney last year when she recommended judicial reforms.
His most recommended plant was tree ivy—its juices sprayed up the nostrils.
The same test was also recommended by my new primary-care doctor, another “in-network” provider.
Among the efforts they recommended: a $10 million outreach effort to minority communities.Rand Paul, Chris Christie Laid Out Plans for Black Voters at Penthouse Forum|David Freedlander|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He recommended that the princess remain a formal suspect in the case.
He stopped that night in the house of the worthy man to whom Mr. O'Brien had recommended him on his first entering the town.The Poor Scholar|William Carleton
The King of Great Britain; he said, only recommended a course which he was himself always ready to pursue.History of the United Netherlands, 1600-09, Vol. IV. Complete|John Lothrop Motley
The study is recommended by Cicero as equally pleasant and instructive.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
Sea salt and warm water are recommended by oculists as the best tonic for the eyes.The Complete Bachelor|Walter Germain
He was educated at Eton, where he was so much distinguished that his exercises were recommended as models to his schoolfellows.Lives of the Poets: Gay, Thomson, Young, and Others|Samuel Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for recommended
Word Origin for recommend
Word Origin and History for recommended
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.