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1. indication

noun. ['ˌɪndəˈkeɪʃən'] something that serves to indicate or suggest.

Synonyms

  • pointing out
  • tincture
  • clue
  • communication
  • herald
  • manifestation
  • gesture
  • harbinger
  • symptom
  • vestige
  • trace
  • precursor
  • signalisation
  • smoke
  • glimpse
  • hint
  • mark
  • predecessor
  • forerunner
  • print
  • shadow
  • indicant
  • evidence

Antonyms

  • hypocalcemia
  • hyponatremia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hypoglycemia

Etymology

  • indicatio (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Indication

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word indication


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is an indication that the root system is dead.

Quotes containing the word indication


1. Life is a culmination of the past, an awareness of the present, an indication of a future beyond knowledge, the quality that gives a touch of divinity to matter.
- Charles Lindbergh

2. I know that many of you do wear such a cross of Christ, not in any ostentatious way, not in a way that might harm you at your work or recreation, but a simple indication that you value the role of Jesus Christ in the history of the world, that you are trying to live by Christ's standards in your own daily life.
- Keith O'Brien

3. The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be.
- Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time

2. indication

noun. ['ˌɪndəˈkeɪʃən'] a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument.

Synonyms

  • clock time
  • meter reading
  • data point
  • reading
  • datum
  • miles per hour
  • time

Antonyms

  • empty
  • unwind
  • persuasion
  • dissuasion

Etymology

  • indicatio (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

3. indication

noun. ['ˌɪndəˈkeɪʃən'] (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure.

Antonyms

  • hypercalcemia

Etymology

  • indicatio (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

4. indication

noun. ['ˌɪndəˈkeɪʃən'] the act of indicating or pointing out by name.

Synonyms

  • naming

Antonyms

  • hypokalemia
  • hyperkalemia

Etymology

  • indicatio (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

5. indication

noun. ['ˌɪndəˈkeɪʃən'] something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary.

Antonyms

  • disappearance

Etymology

  • indicatio (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)
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