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

 rec·om·mend /ˌrɛkəˈmɛnd/
 (vt.)推薦,介紹;勸告,建議;使成為可取,使受歡迎

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rec·om·mend v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recommended; p. pr. & vb. n. Recommending.]
 1. To commend to the favorable notice of another; to commit to another's care, confidence, or acceptance, with favoring representations; to put in a favorable light before any one; to bestow commendation on; as, he recommended resting the mind and exercising the body.
    Maecenas recommended Virgil and Horace to Augustus, whose praises . . . have made him precious to posterity.   --Dryden.
 2. To make acceptable; to attract favor to.
 A decent boldness ever meets with friends,
 Succeeds, and e'en a stranger recommends.   --Pope.
 3. To commit; to give in charge; to commend.
    Paul chose Silas and departed, being recommended by the brethren unto the grace of God.   --Acts xv. 40.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 recommend
      v 1: push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly
           that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day" [syn: urge, advocate]
      2: express a good opinion of [syn: commend]
      3: make attractive or acceptable; "Honesty recommends any
         person"