Meaning of “recommend” - Learner’s Dictionary

recommend

verb [ T ] uk us /ˌrekəˈmend/
SUITABLE

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.
ADVISE

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)