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in·di·ca·tion

 (ĭn′dĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1. The act of indicating: His indication of refusal came in the form of a frown.
2. Something that serves to indicate; a sign: indications of an economic recovery.
3. Something indicated as necessary or expedient: Bed rest is usually the indication for flu cases.
4. The information indicated by a measuring instrument.

indication

(ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. something that serves to indicate or suggest; sign: an indication of foul play.
2. the degree or quantity represented on a measuring instrument or device
3. the action of indicating
4. something that is indicated as advisable, necessary, or expedient

in•di•ca•tion

(ˌɪn dɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. something serving to indicate; sign; token.
2. something indicated as suitable or necessary.
3. an act of indicating.
4. the degree marked by an instrument.
[1535–45; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indication - something that serves to indicate or suggestindication - something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"
communication - something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
gesture - something done as an indication of intention; "a political gesture"; "a gesture of defiance"
evidence - an indication that makes something evident; "his trembling was evidence of his fear"
vestige, tincture, trace, shadow - an indication that something has been present; "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension"
symptom - anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence
signalisation, signalization - a conspicuous indication
pointing out - indication by demonstration
manifestation - a manifest indication of the existence or presence or nature of some person or thing; "a manifestation of disease"
print, mark - a visible indication made on a surface; "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"; "paw prints were everywhere"
glimpse - a vague indication; "he caught only a glimpse of the professor's meaning"
harbinger, herald, forerunner, predecessor, precursor - something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
clue, hint - a slight indication
smoke - an indication of some hidden activity; "with all that smoke there must be a fire somewhere"
2.indication - the act of indicating or pointing out by name
naming - the verbal act of naming; "the part he failed was the naming of state capitals"
3.indication - (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure; "the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics"
reason - a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion; "there is reason to believe he is lying"
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
contraindication - (medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment
4.indication - something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary; "there were indications that it was time to leave"
advice - a proposal for an appropriate course of action
5.indication - a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrumentindication - 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"
data point, datum - an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
clock time, time - a reading of a point in time as given by a clock; "do you know what time it is?"; "the time is 10 o'clock"
miles per hour, mph - a speedometer reading for the momentary rate of travel

indication

noun sign, mark, evidence, warning, note, signal, suggestion, symptom, hint, clue, manifestation, omen, inkling, portent, intimation, forewarning He gave no indication that he was ready to compromise.

indication

noun
1. Something that takes the place of words in communicating a thought or feeling:
2. An expressive, meaningful bodily movement:
Informal: high sign.
3. Something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else:
Translations
دَلالَه
náznak
tegntilkendegivelse
vísbending
namigznak

indication

[ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən] N
1. (= sign) → indicio m
there is every indication thattodo hace suponer que ...
there is no indication thatno hay indicios de que ...
this is some indication ofesto da una idea de ...
2. (= mark) → señal f; (on gauge) → marca f
3. (Med) (often pl) → indicación f

indication

[ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən] nindication f, signe m
all the indications are that ... → tout porte à croire que ...
to give an indication of sth [+ one's views, plans] → faire connaître qch
to give an indication that ... → indiquer que ...
to give no indication that ... → ne donner aucune indication permettant de prévoir que ...

indication

n
(= sign)(An)zeichen nt (also Med) → (of für), Hinweis m (→ of auf +acc); there is every/no indication that he is rightalles/nichts weist darauf hin or lässt darauf schließen, dass er recht hat; there are few indications that they are ready to come to an agreementes gibt kaum Anzeichen dafür, dass sie zu einer Einigung bereit sind; he gave a clear indication of his intentionser zeigte seine Absichten deutlich, er ließ seine Absichten deutlich erkennen; he gave no indication that he was ready to compromisenichts wies darauf hin, dass er zu einem Kompromiss bereit war; what are the indications that it will happen?was deutet darauf hin or spricht dafür or welchen Hinweis gibt es dafür, dass es geschieht?; we had no indication that …es gab kein Anzeichen dafür, dass …; that is some indication of what we can expectdas gibt uns einen Vorgeschmack auf das, was wir zu erwarten haben; if you could give me a rough indication of …wenn Sie mir eine ungefähre Vorstellung davon geben könnten …
(= showing, marking) (by gesturing, facial expression) → Anzeigen nt, → Erkennenlassen nt; (by pointing, drawing) → Anzeigen nt, → Bezeichnen nt; indication of the boundaries on this map is very poordie Grenzen sind auf dieser Karte sehr undeutlich bezeichnet
(on gauge) → Anzeige f

indication

[ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃn] nindicazione f
there is no indication that → non c'è niente che faccia pensare che
this is some indication that → questo fa pensare or sembra indicare che

indicate

(ˈindikeit) verb
to point out or show. We can paint an arrow here to indicate the right path.
ˌindiˈcation noun
There are clear indications that the war will soon be over; He had given no indication that he was intending to resign.
indicative (inˈdikətiv) adjective, noun
describing verbs which occur as parts of statements and questions. In `I ran home' and `Are you going?' `ran' and `are going' are indicative (verbs).
ˈindicator noun
a pointer, sign, instrument etc which indicates something or gives information about something. the indicator on the petrol gauge of a car.

in·di·ca·tion

n. indicación; señal.

indication

n indicación f
References in classic literature ?
His daughters were gone; there were indications that they had arrived, and, for some reason, suddenly departed.
Certain it is that, some fifteen or twenty years after the settlement of the town, the wooden jail was already marked with weather-stains and other indications of age, which gave a yet darker aspect to its beetle-browed and gloomy front.
As for his true brain, you can then see no indications of it, nor feel any.
We must all submit to the indications of Providence, George,--don't you see?
He had a fixed idea, I guessed by several observations he let fall, that, as his nephew resembled him in person, he would resemble him in mind; for Linton's letters bore few or no indications of his defective character.
A few slight indications of a rather petted and capricious manner, which I observed in the Beauty, were manifestly considered, by Traddles and his wife, as her birthright and natural endowment.
The longer the interval, the more chance there was of deliverance from some, at least, of the hateful consequences to which he had sold himself; the more opportunities remained for him to snatch the strange gratification of seeing Nancy, and gathering some faint indications of her lingering regard.
These tears proved, what certain indications of manner had already hinted to me, that Rosalind was more artless than I had at first supposed.
The different degrees of this flood are such certain indications of the fruitfulness or sterility of the ensuing year, that it is publicly proclaimed in Cairo how much the water hath gained each night.
The bachelor, though he was called Samson, was of no great bodily size, but he was a very great wag; he was of a sallow complexion, but very sharp-witted, somewhere about four-and-twenty years of age, with a round face, a flat nose, and a large mouth, all indications of a mischievous disposition and a love of fun and jokes; and of this he gave a sample as soon as he saw Don Quixote, by falling on his knees before him and saying, "Let me kiss your mightiness's hand, Senor Don Quixote of La Mancha, for, by the habit of St.
And yet, however just these sentiments will be allowed to be, we have already sufficient indications that it will happen in this as in all former cases of great national discussion.
From these indications it is easy to imagine Madame Granson in her cold salon with its yellow curtains and Utrecht velvet furniture, also yellow, as she straightened the round straw mats which were placed before each chair, that visitors might not soil the red-tiled floor while they sat there; after which she returned to her cushioned armchair and little work-table placed beneath the portrait of the lieutenant-colonel of artillery between two windows,--a point from which her eye could rake the rue du Bercail and see all comers.