In·di·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indicated p. pr. & vb. n. Indicating ]
1. To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to show; to make known.
That turns and turns to indicate
From what point blows the weather. --Cowper.
2. Med. To show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the proper remedies; as, great prostration of strength indicates the use of stimulants. Opposite of contraindicate.
3. Mach. To investigate the condition or power of, as of steam engine, by means of an indicator.
Syn: -- To show; mark; signify; denote; discover; evidence; evince; manifest; declare; specify; explain; exhibit; present; reveal; disclose; display.