Recommend Definition

recommended, recommends
recommended, recommends
To praise or commend to another as being worthy or desirable; endorse.
Recommended him for the job; recommended a car instead of an SUV.
American Heritage
To suggest favorably as suited for some use, function, position, etc.
To recommend a book, a doctor, etc.
Webster's New World
To give in charge; commit; entrust.
Recommended to our care.
Webster's New World
To make acceptable or pleasing.
Much on the island to recommend it.
Webster's New World
To advise; counsel; suggest.
To recommend that something be done.
Webster's New World

Origin of Recommend

  • Middle English recomenden from Medieval Latin recommendāre Latin re- re- Latin commendāre to entrust, commend commend

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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