- The definition of an indication is a hint, a sign or a symptom.
- When you frown, this is an example of an indication of unhappiness.
- A rash that develops after you eat a certain food is an example of an indication that you are allergic to the food.
- the act of indicating
- something that indicates, points out, or signifies; sign
- something that is indicated as necessary
- the amount or degree registered by an indicator
Origin of indicationClassical Latin indicatio
- The act of indicating: His indication of refusal came in the form of a frown.
- Something that serves to indicate; a sign: indications of an economic recovery.
- Something indicated as necessary or expedient: Bed rest is usually the indication for flu cases.
- The information indicated by a measuring instrument.
- Act of pointing out or indicating.
- That which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token; sign; symptom; evidence.
- The frequent stops they make in the most convenient places are plain indications of their weariness. Joseph Addison.
- Discovery made; information.
- (medicine) Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies.
- (finance) An declared approximation of the price at which a traded security is likely to commence trading.
indication - Investment & Finance Definition
An approximate value that a stock market, stock, or investment is likely to open at when trading resumes after a trading delay caused by extreme volatility or news that is imminent. Indications also are given for expectations about where a market is likely to open for its regular trading session based on what trading has done overnight in Asia and in Europe.