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indicate

 
Verb indicate has 5 senses
  1. bespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signal - 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"
    --1 is one way to tell
    Derived forms: noun indication3, noun indication1, noun indicant1, noun indicator2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. indicate, point, show - 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"
    --2 is one way to inform
    Derived form: noun indication2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. indicate - to state or express briefly; "indicated his wishes in a letter"
    --3 is one way to
    inform
    Antonyms: contraindicate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  4. argue, indicate - give evidence of; "The evidence argues for your claim"; "The results indicate the need for more work"
    --4 is one way to present, represent, lay out
    Derived forms: noun indication4, noun indication1, noun indication5, noun indicant1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. indicate, suggest - suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine; "Tetracycline is indicated in such cases"
    --5 is one way to inform
    Antonyms: contraindicate
    Derived forms: noun indication4, noun indication3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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