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Definition of Indicate


  1. To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to show; to make known.
  2. To show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the proper remedies; as, great prostration of strength indicates the use of stimulants.
  3. To investigate the condition or power of, as of steam engine, by means of an indicator.

Indicate Quotations

World fertility surveys indicate that anywhere from one third to one half of the babies born in the Third World would not be if their mothers had access to cheap, reliable family planning, had enough personal empowerment to stand up to their husbands and relatives, and could choose their own family size.
Donella Meadows

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?
Sydney J. Harris

A magnetic personality doesn't necessarily indicate a good heart.
Laura Linney

It's important not to indicate. People don't try to show their feelings, they try to hide them.
Robert De Niro

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
Mark Twain
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Indicate Translations

indicate in Afrikaans is wys, aandui, vertoon, toon
indicate in Danish is vise
indicate in Dutch is aangeven, aanwijzen, aanduiden
indicate in German is zeigen, anzeigen, hinweisen
indicate in Italian is millantare, indicare, denunziare
indicate in Norwegian is visse, markere, indikere
indicate in Portuguese is indique, mostrar
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