1. [ adjective ] having a covert or special meaning
Synonyms: suggestive significative
Related terms: meaningful
2. [ adjective ] (grammar) relating to the mood of verbs that is used simple declarative statements
Synonyms: declarative

"indicative mood"

Related terms: grammar indicative_mood indicative_mood
3. [ adjective ] (usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly;
Synonyms: revelatory significative suggestive indicatory

"actions indicative of fear"

Related terms: revealing
4. [ noun ] (grammar) a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact
Synonyms: declarative_mood declarative common_mood fact_mood indicative_mood
Related terms: mood
Similar spelling:   indicative_of