|1.||[ verb ] be a signal for or a symptom of|
|Synonyms:||signal point bespeak betoken|
"These symptoms indicate a serious illness" "Her behavior points to a severe neurosis" "The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
|Related terms:||tell mark bode signal indication indicator|
|2.||[ verb ] 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"
|Related terms:||inform reflect signalize finger arrow indication|
|3.||[ verb ] to state or express briefly|
: "indicated his wishes in a letter."
|Related terms:||contraindicate inform call read signify|
|4.||[ verb ] give evidence of|
"The evidence argues for your claim" "The results indicate the need for more work"
|Related terms:||present argument argument indication indication|
|5.||[ verb ] (medicine) suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine|
: "Tetracycline is indicated in such cases"
|Related terms:||contraindicate inform indication|