Meaning of “recommend” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /ˌrekəˈmend/
Extra Examples
Which of these books would you recommend?I would recommend using a power tool for the job.Can you recommend a local doctor?I bought the model that you recommended.The manufacturer recommends a particular brand of washing powder.

B1 to say that someone or something is good or suitable for a particular purpose:

Can you recommend a good wine to go with this dish?
She has been recommended for promotion.

B2 to advise someone that something should be done:

The judge is likely to recommend a long jail sentence.
[ + that ] The report recommended that tourists avoid the region.
The recommended dose is two tablets every four hours.

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