English - Etymology
From Old French indication, from Latin indicātiō (“a showing, indicating the value of something; valuation”), from indicō (“point out, indicate, show; value”); see indicate; confer French indication, Spanish indicación, Italian indicazione.
English - Pronunciation
- IPA(key): /ɪndɪˈkeɪʃən/
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
English - Noun
- Act of pointing out or indicating.
- That which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token; sign; symptom; evidence.
- Discovery made; information.
- (obsolete) Explanation; display. Francis Bacon.
- (medicine) Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies.
- (finance) An declared approximation of the price at which a traded security is likely to commence trading.
French - Etymology
indiquer + -ation