Meaning of “indicate” - Learner’s Dictionary

indicate

verb uk us /ˈɪndɪkeɪt/
SHOW [ T ]

to show that something exists or is likely to be true:

[ + (that) ] Recent evidence indicates that the skeleton is about 3 million years old.
SAY [ T ]

B2 to say something or give a signal to show what you mean or what you intend to do:

He has indicated his intention to resign.
She nodded to indicate she was listening.
POINT [ T ]

to point to someone or something:

He indicated a man in a dark coat.
SIGNAL [ I, T ] UK

to show that you intend to turn left or right when you are driving:

The driver turned right without indicating.

(Definition of “indicate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)