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indicate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ldoce_725_zindicatein‧di‧cate /ˈɪndɪkeɪt/ ●●● S3 W1 AWL verb  1 [transitive]SHOW/BE A SIGN OF to show that a particular situation exists, or that something is likely to be trueindicate (that) Research indicates that over 81% of teachers are dissatisfied with their salary. Long skid marks on the pavement indicated the driver had attempted to brake. The study indicates a connection between poverty and crime.2 [transitive]EXPRESS to say or do something to make your wishes, intentions etc clear The Russians have already indicated their willingness to cooperate. Professor Johnson has indicated his intention to retire at the end of next year.indicate (that) Ralph patted the sofa to indicate that she should join him. Please indicate your preference on the booking form.3 [transitive]POINT AT to direct someone’s attention to something or someone, for example by pointing ‘That’s her, ’ said Toby, indicating a girl on the other side of the room.4 [transitive]SIGN/INDICATION to represent something Sales targets are indicated on the graph by a vertical dotted line.5 [intransitive, transitive] British EnglishTTC to show the direction in which you intend to turn in a vehicle, using lights or your hands syn signal Don’t forget to indicate before you pull out.
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indicateThe Director indicated a small table, where the items were on display."I'd like you to meet Todd, '' he said indicating a tall man standing next to him.Campaign finance records indicate many of the guests were donors to his own party.This dial indicates oil pressure in the engine.On this scale, one indicates poor quality and four indicates excellent quality.How badly reform is needed was indicated recently by the rising youth crime figures.They said the vote clearly indicated that Congress will approve a significant tax cut.Research indicates that the drug can be harmful to pregnant women.Lessons from history indicate that the most successful technologies are those that make their mark socially.These physical effects of withdrawal indicate that the physical body craves for more of the drug and that it is physiologically addicted."Shall we go in here?'' Calvin indicated the cafe.He indicated the chair near his desk and I sat down.The pupils has to indicate the direction and intensity of the association.Sometimes, these are fine monuments with letters or numbers carved on them indicating the names of particular parishes or estates.Sometimes the pronunciation of the phonetic element correctly indicates the pronunciation of the whole character except for tone.As many as 10 women have indicated they may run for the Senate in Texas."That's my boss, '' he said, indicating with a nod of his head.None indicates, with any assurance, that it has any possible prenatal application...The temperature gauge indicated zero.indicate (that)In conclusion, one may say the Titan-Dionysos myth indicates a form of anthropological dualism in Orphism.The latest figures indicate companies are beginning to rehire.The text indicates how we are to treat, how we are to apply, the figure.He indicated it was from some type of law-enforcement-related person, but he did not specify the individual.As in the sterling markets, EuroCDs are tradable certificates indicating ownership of a fixed-term deposit.Mr Bunea indicated that it was getting late and we should not camp but stay in their home.But it indicates that the idea of allergies affecting the mind - and viceversa - is not implausible.Such statements, though frequently unjustified, indicate the extent to which rhetoric of this kind had become widely acceptable.indicate (that)In conclusion, one may say the Titan-Dionysos myth indicates a form of anthropological dualism in Orphism.The latest figures indicate companies are beginning to rehire.The text indicates how we are to treat, how we are to apply, the figure.He indicated it was from some type of law-enforcement-related person, but he did not specify the individual.As in the sterling markets, EuroCDs are tradable certificates indicating ownership of a fixed-term deposit.Mr Bunea indicated that it was getting late and we should not camp but stay in their home.But it indicates that the idea of allergies affecting the mind - and viceversa - is not implausible.Such statements, though frequently unjustified, indicate the extent to which rhetoric of this kind had become widely acceptable.
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Verb table
indicate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyindicate
he, she, itindicates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyindicated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave indicated
he, she, ithas indicated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad indicated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill indicate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have indicated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam indicating
he, she, itis indicating
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you, we, theyare indicating
Past
I, he, she, itwas indicating
you, we, theywere indicating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been indicating
he, she, ithas been indicating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been indicating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be indicating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been indicating
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