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Definition to show (point out, demonstrate, express, or suggest)
  • These maps are drawn with north to the top unless otherwise indicated.
indicated = pointed out (shown)
  • She did not indicate which candidate she supports.
  • indicate = express of show
  • Did she give any indication of when she will be back?
  • indication = something that serves as a sign to show something else
  • She saw the police officer and was careful to use her turn indicator 100 feet before the corner.
  • indicator = something that shows something else (in this case a flashing light showing that the driver intends to turn)
  • Experts think the economy will get worse because leading economic indicators are down.
  • indicators = measurements that show other things
  • I could only hear his voice; it was the sole indication that he was alive.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • indication = sign or demonstration
  • There was only the faintest indication of a trail here; a cracked twig and what might be the impression of one side of a hoof.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • indication = sign (to show something else)
  • That is to say that at that stage of the affair some hocus-pocus is clearly indicated-and that Armstrong was deceived by it and sent to his death.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • indicated = demonstrated (shown or suggested to have happened)
  • Most houses on the connecting four blocks give little indication that anyone is awake inside.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • indication = sign (to show, express, or demonstrate something else)
  • All he has to do is admit he was wrong, to indicate, demonstrate rational contact, and the treatment would be canceled this time.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • indicate = show or demonstrate
  • Shall we carry on? Hally? (He indicates the exercise book)
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • indicates = points out
  • The earliest indication I had of this was a low moaning cry from the depth of the recess.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Cask of Amontillado
  • indication = sign
  • The suspect showed violent tendencies and a nervous manner, indicative of drug use.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • indicative = demonstrations consistent with or showing
  • The audience, who's been stunned into silence, breaks into wild applause. I can barely hear the buzzer that indicates that my three minutes are up.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • indicates = shows
  • I strove to look stern, thoughtful, and noncommittal all at once. I pulled at my beard, which is said to indicate concentration.
    John Steinbeck  --  Travels with Charley
  • indicate = express or demonstrate
  • the physical evidence seems to indicate that Margaret White was waiting for her....
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • indicate = show
  • "These people"—I indicate the wounded bodies on the square—"are not your enemy!"
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • indicate = point to
  • I have been listening very closely, and it seems to me that this man—[he indicates the 8TH JUROR] has some very good points to make.
    Reginald Rose  --  Twelve Angry Men
  • indicates = points out
  • She nudges her head behind her, indicating she wants privacy.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • indicating = showing (saying without words)
  • [Scotty re-enters from the bathroom and indicates to Tom Junior that Chance is not there.]
    Tennessee Williams  --  A Streetcar Named Desire
indicates = expresses

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