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Meaning of “indicate” - Learner’s Dictionary

indicate

verb     /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.Showing and demonstrating
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.Showing and demonstratingGestures and gesturing in general
POINT [T] to point to someone or something: He indicated a man in a dark coat.Showing and demonstrating
SIGNAL [I, T] UK to show that you intend to turn left or right when you are driving: The driver turned right without indicating.Driving and operating road vehicles
(Definition of indicate from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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