Noun Definition


1.Definition: (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure

"The presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics"

Category: General

2.Definition: a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument

"He could not believe the meter reading", "The barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm"

Category: General

3.Definition: something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary

"There were indications that it was time to leave"

Category: General

4.Definition: something that serves to indicate or suggest

"An indication of foul play", "Indications of strain", "Symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"

Related Noun(s):indicant

Category: General

5.Definition: the act of indicating or pointing out by name

Related Noun(s):denotation

Category: General