Synonyms of 'indicator'
something that acts as a sign or indicationThe number of wells is a fair indicator of the demand for water.
Equations are generally written with a two-bar equals sign.
Shopkeepers closed their shutters as a mark of respect.
The local elections were seen as a measure of the government's success.
Our only guide was the stars overhead.
Weeds are an index to the character of the soil.
The event was seen as a signal of support.
The artist uses the oak tree as a symbol of strength.
The index is the government's chief gauge of future economic activity.
The truck industry is a benchmark for the economy.
Sunday's elections should be a pointer to the public mood.
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in the sense of benchmark
a criterion by which to measure somethingThe truck industry is a benchmark for the economy.
in the sense of gauge
a standard for estimating people's feelings or reactionsThe index is the government's chief gauge of future economic activity.
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