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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indicate  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  indicate 
  v  1:  be  a  signal  for  or  a  symptom  of  "These  symptoms  indicate  a 
  serious  illness"  [syn:  {bespeak},  {betoken},  {point},  {signal}] 
  2:  indicate  a  place  direction,  person,  or  thing  either 
  spatially  or  figuratively;  "I  showed  the  customer  the 
  glove  section";  "He  showed  her  that  there  was  a  lot  of 
  space";  "he  indicated  his  opponents"  [syn:  {point},  {show}] 
  3:  to  state  or  express  briefly:  "indicated  his  wishes  in  a 
  letter."  [ant:  {contraindicate}] 
  4:  give  evidence  of  "The  evidence  argues  for  your  claim";  "The 
  results  indicate  the  need  for  more  work"  [syn:  {argue}] 
  5:  suggest  the  necessity  of  an  intervention;  in  medicine: 
  "Tetracycline  is  indicated  in  such  cases"  [syn:  {suggest}] 
  [ant:  {contraindicate}] 




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