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indicate
American English: /ˈɪndəˌkeɪt/
British English: /ˈɪndɪkeɪt/

Translation of indicate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (point out)
    (object/direction)
    señalar
    indicar
    to indicate something to somebody
    señalarle algo a alguien
    Example sentences
    • Census figures released Friday indicate Indiana County's population has stayed virtually static at 89,605 residents.
    • Figures indicate the EU expects Ireland to resume its position as the Union's fastest-growing economy.
    • Figures released indicate a 2% increase in unemployment in the south east.
    1.2 (Cars) 1.3 (mark) (often passive) is it indicated on the map?
    ¿está señalado en el mapa?
    1.4 (register)
    (instrument/scale)
    indicar
    Example sentences
    • Again the camera meter will indicate a shutter speed and an aperture to give you an 18% grey object.
    • Estimates from tide gauges indicate that sea level has changed at the rate of 1.8 to 2.4 mm/yr over the last century.
    • The junction box has two meters indicating the voltage and load capacity readings.
  • 2 2.1 (show)
    (change/condition)
    ser indicio or señal de
    there's nothing to indicate whether they approve or not
    no hay nada que indique si les parece bien o no
    2.2 (state)
    Example sentences
    • The background, which I certainly was not aware of, has been indicated to me briefly.
    • She briefly indicates the conflicting written evidence that an historian investigating this incident must consider.
    • In the first two articles in this series I have briefly indicated some of the main currents of Nietzsche's thought.
    Example sentences
    • Nevertheless, he acknowledged the ‘market rebound’ as indicating a ‘growing’ consumer confidence here.
    • I read the piece twice and tried to see the any sign that indicates such a victory for the insurgents but I failed in both trials.
    • One source close to the meeting said the deal hasn't been signed yet and indicated a few more hurdles had to be overcome before there would be any white smoke.
  • 3 (require) (usually passive) immediate surgery is indicated
    lo indicado es operar de inmediato
    a change in tactics is indicated, I feel
    creo que se impone un cambio de táctica
    Example sentences
    • An appropriate physical examination and necessary medically indicated investigation are clearly essential.
    • Insulin therapy also is indicated in patients with contraindications to antidiabetic medications.
    • The other part of the schedule lists immunizations indicated and contraindicated by medical conditions.

intransitive verb

  • (British English) (Cars)
    indicar
    señalizar
    poner el intermitente or (Colombia) (Mexico) las direccionales or (Chile) el señalizador
    Example sentences
    • So don't get mad when a driver does not indicate to go to the left lane; remember that he or she just might not be expert enough to disregard the Highway Code.
    • Moments before the crash, a retired PC watched a blue car indicate then pull out ahead and overtake a horse box.
    • If that driver was indicating properly, which I see no reason to assume he wasn't, then the motorcyclist should never have attempted to overtake.

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