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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·dic·a·tive /ɪnˈdɪkətɪv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·dic·a·tive a.
 1. Pointing out; bringing to notice; giving intimation or knowledge of something not visible or obvious.
    That truth is productive of utility, and utility indicative of truth, may be thus proved.   --Bp. Warburton.
 2. Fine Arts Suggestive; representing the whole by a part, as a fleet by a ship, a forest by a tree, etc.
 Indicative mood Gram., that mood or form of the verb which indicates, that is, which simply affirms or denies or inquires; as, he writes; he is not writing; has the mail arrived?

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·dic·a·tive, n. Gram. The indicative mood.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: relating to the mood of verbs that is used simple
             declarative statements; "indicative mood" [syn: declarative]
      2: (usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing
         clearly;  "actions indicative of fear" [syn: indicatory,
          revelatory, significative, suggestive]
      n : a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or
          state as an objective fact [syn: indicative mood, declarative
          mood, declarative, common mood, fact mood]