indicative definition

  • adjective:
    • offering to point: signs indicative of anemia; an insignia indicative of large position.
    • Grammar Of, relating to, or becoming the feeling of verb found in ordinary goal statements.
    • helping as an indication, indicator or recommendation of something
    • of, or relating to the indicative feeling
    • Pointing out; bringing to note; providing intimation or understanding of one thing perhaps not visible or obvious.
    • Suggestive; representing the entire by a component, as a fleet by a ship, a forest by a tree, etc.
    • (usually accompanied by `of') pointing down or exposing obviously
    • regarding the mood of verbs that is used quick in declarative statements
  • noun:
    • Grammar The indicative mood.
    • Grammar A verb when you look at the indicative mood.
    • the indicative state of mind
    • The indicative feeling.
    • In sentence structure, the indicative mode. See I., 2. Abbreviated indicative
    • a mood (grammatically unmarked) that presents the act or state as a target reality
  • others:
    • Pointing out; bringing to see; providing intimation or understanding of some thing perhaps not visible or apparent; showing.
    • In sentence structure, noting that mode for the verb which shows (that is, simply predicates or affirms), without the additional modal implication: as, he writes; he's composing; they run; has got the mail appeared?

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