"indicates" in the verb sense
1. bespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signal
be a signal for or a symptom of
"These symptoms indicate a serious illness"
"Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"
"The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
2. indicate, point, designate, show
indicate a place, direction, person, or thing either spatially or figuratively
"I showed the customer the glove section"
"He pointed to the empty parking space"
"he indicated his opponents"
to state or express briefly
"indicated his wishes in a letter"
4. argue, indicate
give evidence of
"The evidence argues for your claim"
"The results indicate the need for more work"
suggest the necessity of an intervention in medicine
"Tetracycline is indicated in such cases"
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