Definitions for: Indicate

[v] to state or express briefly; "indicated his wishes in a letter."
[v] suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine; "Tetracycline is indicated in such cases"
[v] give evidence of; "The evidence argues for your claim"; "The results indicate the need for more work"
[v] be a signal for or a symptom of; "These symptoms indicate a serious illness"; "Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"; "The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
[v] indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively; "I showed the customer the glove section"; "He pointed to the empty parking space"; "he indicated his opponents"

Webster (1913) Definition: In"di*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indicated; p. pr. &
vb. n. Indicating.] [L. indicatus, p. p. of indicare to
indicate; pref. in- in + dicare to proclaim; akin to dicere
to say. See Diction, and cf. Indict, Indite.]
1. To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to
show; to make known.

That turns and turns to indicate From what point
blows the weather. --Cowper.

2. (Med.) To show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the
proper remedies; as, great prostration of strength
indicates the use of stimulants.

3. (Mach.) To investigate the condition or power of, as of
steam engine, by means of an indicator.

Syn: To show; mark; signify; denote; discover; evidence;
evince; manifest; declare; specify; explain; exhibit;
present; reveal; disclose; display.

Synonyms: argue, bespeak, betoken, point, show, signal, suggest

Antonyms: contraindicate

See Also: augur, auspicate, bode, call, call attention, finger, forecast, foreshadow, foretell, inform, lay out, mark, omen, point out, portend, predict, prefigure, presage, present, prognosticate, read, record, reflect, register, represent, signalise, signalize, signify, tell

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