indication indication  /ˌɪn də ˈkeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something that serves to indicate or suggest
  2. (n) the act of indicating or pointing out by name
  3. (n) (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure
  4. (n) something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary
  5. (n) a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The sheer meanness and downright stupidity of the vituperation is an indication of the intellectual bankruptcy of what currently passes for black leadership.
  2. The disturbing early indication: An American soldier was suspected in the attack.
  3. It was a further indication of Angelina's humanity that she stopped to listen and talk to Maddy as the city's power brokers hovered impatiently, awaiting their brush with celebrity.

News

  1. Strong Westford season ends in state semifinal

    WELLESLEY -- There was certainly no indication of which team would prevail before the game as North No.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Lowell Sun

  2. Doc Rivers Reportedly Open to Other NBA Coaching Jobs

    There still isn’t any clear indication about Doc Rivers’ immediate future , but according to reports, Rivers is seriously considering bolting from the Boston Celtics.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Slam

  3. Police: No initial indication of foul play in death of man found in Ann Arbor woods

    The initial autopsy done on the body of the 18-year-old man found dead in Ann Arbor last week showed no initial indication of foul play, according to police.Police continue to investigate the discovery of a man's body found near...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: AnnArbor.com

Quotes

  1. "My vote today to move forward on this important debate should in no way be construed by the supporters of this current framework as an indication of how I might vote as this debate comes to an end," Landrieu said.
    on Nov 21, 2009 By: Mary Landrieu Source: CBS News

  2. "I'm disappointed that the leaders rejected this generous offer out of hand," Bush said. "It's an indication to the Iranian people that their leadership is willing to isolate them further."
    on May 20, 2005 By: President Bush Source: Newsday

  3. After the footage was aired, Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett said she was "very concerned about these pictures and any indication of pressure on, or coercion of, our personnel. ...... I am particularly disappointed that a private letter has been...
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett Source: International Herald Tribune

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