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Synonyms of 'indicator'

(noun) 
Definition
something that acts as a sign or indication
The number of wells is a fair indicator of the demand for water.
Synonyms
sign
Equations are generally written with a two-bar equals sign.
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mark
Shopkeepers closed their shutters as a mark of respect.
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measure
The local elections were seen as a measure of the government's success.
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guide
Our only guide was the stars overhead.
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index
Weeds are an index to the character of the soil.
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signal
The event was seen as a signal of support.
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symbol
The artist uses the oak tree as a symbol of strength.
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meter
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gauge
The index is the government's chief gauge of future economic activity.
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marker
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benchmark
The truck industry is a benchmark for the economy.
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pointer
Sunday's elections should be a pointer to the public mood.
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signpost
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barometer

Additional synonyms

in the sense of benchmark
Definition
a criterion by which to measure something
The truck industry is a benchmark for the economy.
in the sense of gauge
Definition
a standard for estimating people's feelings or reactions
The index is the government's chief gauge of future economic activity.
in the sense of guide
Definition
something that can be used to gauge something or to help in planning one's actions
Our only guide was the stars overhead.
Synonyms
key,
marker,
signpost,
guiding light,

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