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past tense of recommend


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rec·​om·​mend·​ed ˌre-kə-ˈmen-dəd How to pronounce recommended (audio)
: introduced or mentioned as being fit or worthy
recommended reading
Ideal weights for bass fishing are line size 8 or 9. These will balance best with stiff-action fly rods of the recommended 8- to 9-foot lengths.Jerome B. Robinson

Examples of recommended in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web
The recommended and voluntary pauses of using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are a precaution. Katherine Ellen Foley, Quartz, 13 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use


1645, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of recommended was in 1645

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“Recommended.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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