Meaning of 'indicative'

Find the meaning of the word ‘indicative’

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Meaning of ‘indicative’

3 definitions found.



usually followed by of, pointing out or revealing clearly

Example: "The rusty tools are indicative of poor care."

Synonyms: suggestive


relating to the mood of verbs that is used simple in declarative statements

Example: "indicative mood"

Synonyms: declarative


a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact

Synonyms: indicative mood declarative mood common mood fact mood declarative

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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