This book has much to recommend it.
To recommend a book, a doctor, etc.
An example of to recommend is for an old boss to write a letter about your work experience to a new employer.
Recommended to our care.
She recommended that we be on time.
To recommend that something be done.
An example of to recommend is for a teacher to suggest a class for a student to take.
Recommended him for the job; recommended a car instead of an SUV.
Much on the island to recommend it.
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