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Synonyms for indicateˈɪn dɪˌkeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signal(verb)

    be a signal for or a symptom of

    predict, augur, foreshadow, taper, call for, prognosticate, place, suggest, betoken, show, head, guide, request, foretell, maneuver, auspicate, signalise, point, channelize, level, indicate, channelise, signal, sign, steer, quest, manoeuver, signalize, aim, designate, manoeuvre, portend, direct, bode, charge, luff, presage, repoint, argue, bespeak, target, orient, omen, forecast, sharpen, prefigure


  2. indicate, point, designate, show(verb)

    indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively

    fate, taper, place, suggest, demo, exhibit, register, show, testify, head, depict, target, evidence, sharpen, maneuver, present, read, indicate, specify, point, channelize, record, betoken, denominate, repoint, channelise, picture, assign, signal, shew, steer, usher, intend, manoeuver, delegate, destine, aim, designate, manoeuvre, depute, level, prove, render, direct, charge, luff, doom, establish, demonstrate, evince, argue, bespeak, express, orient, guide, show up, bear witness


  3. indicate(verb)

    to state or express briefly

    designate, show, suggest, signal, point, argue, betoken, bespeak


  4. argue, indicate(verb)

    give evidence of

    suggest, designate, indicate, fence, show, debate, reason, signal, point, argue, betoken, bespeak, contend


  5. indicate, suggest(verb)

    suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine

    propose, indicate, designate, show, suggest, hint, signal, point, argue, betoken, paint a picture, bespeak, advise, evoke, intimate


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. indicate

    Advert, mention, and refer are used of language that more or less distinctly utters a certain thought; the others of language from which it may be inferred. We allude to a matter slightly, perhaps by a word or phrase, as it were in byplay; we advert to it when we turn from our path to treat it; we refer to it by any clear utterance that distinctly turns the mind or attention to it; as, marginal figures refer to a parallel passage; we mention a thing by explicit word, as by naming it. The speaker adverted to the recent disturbances and the remissness of certain public officers; tho he mentioned no name, it was easy to see to whom he alluded. One may hint at a thing in a friendly way, but what is insinuated is always unfavorable, generally both hostile and cowardly. One may indicate his wishes, intimate his plans, imply his opinion, signify his will, suggest a course of action. Compare SUGGESTION.

    advert, allude, hint, imply, insinuate, intimate, mention, point, refer, signify, suggest

    The passage evidently alludes to the Jewish Passover.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indicate(v. a.)

    show, denote, betoken, mark, designate, signify, point out, shadow forth, be the sign of

Translations for indicate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • دل, رمز, ذَكَرَArabic
  • andeuten, anzeigen, blinken, anweisenGerman
  • δείχνωGreek
  • indiki, montriEsperanto
  • señalizar, indicarSpanish
  • نشان می دهدPersian
  • näyttää, ilmaista, olla merkkinä, indikoida, osoittaa, viitata, vilkuttaaFinnish
  • indiquerFrench
  • 表示, 指摘, 指す, 示すJapanese
  • whakaatuMāori
  • aangeven, wijzen op, aanduiden, aanwijzenDutch
  • indicarPortuguese
  • указывать, указатьRussian
  • குறிப்பிடுகின்றனTamil
  • తెలియచేయు, తెలుపుTelugu
  • işâret etmek, göstermek, belirtmekTurkish
  • biểu lộVietnamese

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