Definition of recommend
- recommended the medicine
- has other points to recommend it
- recommend that the matter be dropped
A friend recommended this restaurant.
I can't decide between the lasagna and the salmon. Which do you recommend?
They recommended her for a promotion after only two years.
The film is recommended to anyone who liked her earlier movies.
It is strongly recommended that you change the oil in your car every 5,000 miles.
Take only the recommended dose of cough syrup.
You may decide to pursue the matter in court, but I wouldn't recommend it.
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: to say that (someone or something) is good and deserves to be chosen
: to suggest that someone do (something)
: to make (something or someone) seem attractive or good
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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