Recommend is defined as to suggest someone or something as a good match for a function or position.(verb)
An example of to recommend is for an old boss to write a letter about your work experience to a new employer.
To recommend is defined as to advise or counsel someone.(verb)
An example of to recommend is for a teacher to suggest a class for a student to take.
See recommend in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME recomenden < ML recommendare: see re- & commend
See recommend in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb rec·om·mend·ed, rec·om·mend·ing, rec·om·mends verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English recomenden
Origin: , from Medieval Latin recommendāre
Origin: : Latin re-, re-
Origin: + Latin commendāre, to entrust, commend; see commend.
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