Recommend meaning

rĕkə-mĕnd
To make attractive or acceptable.

This book has much to recommend it.

verb
10
3
To give advice or counsel.
verb
5
3
To suggest favorably as suited for some use, function, position, etc.

To recommend a book, a doctor, etc.

verb
4
2
To commit to the charge of another; entrust.
verb
4
3
Recommend is defined as to suggest someone or something as a good match for a function or position.

An example of to recommend is for an old boss to write a letter about your work experience to a new employer.

verb
3
2
Advertisement
To give in charge; commit; entrust.

Recommended to our care.

verb
3
2
To advise or counsel.

She recommended that we be on time.

verb
0
0
To advise; counsel; suggest.

To recommend that something be done.

verb
0
0
To bestow commendation on; to represent favourably; to suggest, endorse or encourage as an appropriate choice.

The board recommends Philips, given his ample experience in similar positions.

verb
0
0
To make acceptable; to attract favor to.
verb
0
0
Advertisement
To advise, propose, counsel favorably.

The therapist recommends resting the mind and exercising the body.

verb
0
0
(archaic) To commit, confide to another's care, confidence or acceptance, with favoring representations.

A medieval oblate's parents recommended the boy for life to God and the monastery.

verb
0
0
To recommend is defined as to advise or counsel someone.

An example of to recommend is for a teacher to suggest a class for a student to take.

verb
0
1
To praise or commend to another as being worthy or desirable; endorse.

Recommended him for the job; recommended a car instead of an SUV.

verb
0
1
To make acceptable or pleasing.

Much on the island to recommend it.

verb
0
1
Advertisement

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