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recommended


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Recommend  \Rec`om*mend"\  (r?k`?m*m?nd"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Recommended};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Recommending}.]  [Pref.  re-  + 
  commend:  cf  F.  recommander.] 
  1.  To  commend  to  the  favorable  notice  of  another;  to  commit 
  to  another's  care  confidence,  or  acceptance,  with 
  favoring  representations;  to  put  in  a  favorable  light 
  before  any  one  to  bestow  commendation  on  as  he 
  recommended  resting  the  mind  and  exercising  the  body. 
 
  M[ae]cenas  recommended  Virgil  and  Horace  to 
  Augustus,  whose  praises  .  .  .  have  made  him  precious 
  to  posterity.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  make  acceptable;  to  attract  favor  to 
 
  A  decent  boldness  ever  meets  with  friends,  Succeeds, 
  and  e'en  a  stranger  recommends.  --Pope. 
 
  3.  To  commit;  to  give  in  charge;  to  commend. 
 
  Paul  chose  Silas  and  departed,  being  recommended  by 
  the  brethren  unto  the  grace  of  God.  --Acts  xv  40. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  recommended 
  adj  :  mentioned  as  worthy  of  acceptance;  "the  recommended 
  medicine";  "the  suggested  course  of  study"  [syn:  {suggested}] 




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