Synonyms of indication


1. indication, indicant, communication

usage: something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"

2. indication, denotation, naming

usage: the act of indicating or pointing out by name

3. indication, reason

usage: (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure; "the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics"

4. indication, advice

usage: something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary; "there were indications that it was time to leave"

5. reading, meter reading, indication, datum, data point

usage: a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument; "he could not believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm"

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Definition and meaning of indication (Dictionary)