The definition of indicate is to make reference to, to point towards or show something, or to make a brief statement acknowledging something.(verb)
See indicate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L indicatus, pp. of indicare, to indicate, show < in-, in, to + dicare, to point out, declare: see diction
See indicate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb indi·cat·ed, indi·cat·ing, indi·cates
Origin: Latin indicāre, indicāt-, to show
Origin: , from index, forefinger, indicator; see deik- in Indo-European roots.
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