Examples of indication in a sentence
Her evaluation will give me a good indication of where I stand in the class.
There were indications that he was thinking of changing jobs.
First Known Use of indication
INDICATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of indication for English Language Learners
: something (such as a sign or signal) that points out or shows something
INDICATION Defined for Kids
Definition of indication for Students
1 : the act of pointing out or stating briefly
2 : something that points out or suggests something Warm weather is an indication of spring.
Medical Definition of indication
1a: a symptom or particular circumstance that indicates the advisability or necessity of a specific medical treatment or procedure postpartum hemorrhage is the chief indication for the use of ergot preparations and derivatives—C. H. Thienesb: something that is indicated as advisable or necessary in case of collapse the immediate indication is artificial respiration—Journal of the American Medical Association
2: the degree indicated in a specific instance or at a specific time on a graduated physical instrument (as a thermometer)
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