Indication meaning

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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.

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The act of indicating.

His indication of refusal came in the form of a frown.

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Something that serves to indicate; a sign.

Indications of an economic recovery.

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Something indicated as necessary or expedient.

Bed rest is usually the indication for flu cases.

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The information indicated by a measuring instrument.
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The act of indicating.
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Something that indicates, points out, or signifies; sign.
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Something that is indicated as necessary.
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The amount or degree registered by an indicator.
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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.
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Act of pointing out or indicating.
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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.

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(medicine) Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies.
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(finance) An declared approximation of the price at which a traded security is likely to commence trading.
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Origin of indication

From Old French indication, from Latin indicātiō (“a showing, indicating the value of something; valuation”), from indicō (“point out, indicate, show; value”); see indicate; confer French indication, Spanish indicación, Italian indicazione.