Translation of "indicate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈɪn·dɪ·keɪt/ us /ˈɪn·dɪˌkeɪt/ present participle indicating, past tense and past participle indicated

to show that something exists or is true

Recent evidence indicates that the skeleton is about three million years old.

to point to someone or something

He indicated a man in a dark coat.

UK to show that you are going to turn left or right when you are driving

poner el intermitente
The driver turned right without indicating.

(Translation of “indicate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈindikeit/

to point out or show

We can paint an arrow here to indicate the right path.
indication noun

There are clear indications that the war will soon be over
He had given no indication that he was intending to resign.
indicative /inˈdikətiv/ adjective, noun

(linguistics) describing verbs which occur as parts of statements and questions

In ’I ran home’ and ’Are you going?’ ’ran’ and ’are going’ are indicative (verbs).
indicator noun

a pointer, sign, instrument etc which indicates something or gives information about something

indicador; intermitente (coche)
the indicator on the petrol gauge of a car.

(Translation of “indicate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)