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English translation of 'indicar'

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indicar

Verb Table transitive verb
1.  (señalar) to show
me indicó el camino he showed me the way
¿me puede usted indicar dónde está el museo? can you tell me or show me where the museum is?
indica con un rotulador rojo dónde están los errores use a red felt-tip pen to indicate or show where the mistakes are
me indicó un punto en el mapa he showed me or pointed out a point on the map
2.  (decir)
[señal, policía] to indicate
[portavoz, fuentes] to statepoint outindicate
esta señal indica que tenemos que detenernos this sign indicates that we have to stop
el policía nos indicó que parásemos the policeman gestured or indicated to us to stop
según me indicaba en su carta as you indicated in your letter
hice lo que usted me indicó I did as you instructed
me indicó con el dedo que me callase he gestured to me to be quiet
según indicaron fuentes policiales as police sources have stated or pointed out or indicated
3.  (mostrar)
[cantidad, temperatura] to show
[subida, victoria] to point to
el precio viene indicado en la etiqueta the price is shown on the label
su actitud indicaba una enorme falta de interés her attitude showed an enormous lack of interest
las previsiones del tiempo indican una subida de las temperaturas the weather forecast points to a rise in temperatures
no hay nada que indique lo contrario there’s nothing to suggest otherwisethere is no indication to the contrary
como indica el informe as shown in the report
todo parece indicar que van a ganar las elecciones there is every indication or sign that they will win the electioneverything points to them winning the election
como su (propio) nombre indica: la otitis, como su propio nombre indica, es una inflamación del oído otitis, as its name suggests, is an inflammation of the ear
4.  (formal) (recomendar)
[abogado, médico] to tellsay
haz lo que te indique el médico do as the doctor tells youdo as the doctor says

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Example Sentences Including 'indicar'

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-Intentaba evitar decirle que está usted detenido-se disculpó el te-niente, antes de indicar al chófer la dirección del aeródromo.
Ramón Mayrata El imperio desierto
Quiere indicar el objetivo de su ensayo pero también manifestar su " estimación " y su " respeto " por la realidad de la que trata.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1995)
Toda consulta popular tiene el valor de indicar en qué medida la opinión pública apoya a sus gobernantes.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
Todo parece indicar que él mismo realizó el disparo, aunque no se descarta la posibilidad de un accidente, informa Europa Press.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
Todo parece indicar que éste será el último concierto del Ciclo de Jazz de la Fundación Caja de Madrid.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
Yo esperaba que él dedujese algo de todos aquellos documentos... Adela de Otero hizo un gesto para indicar que en aquel momento Carceles le importaba un bledo.
Arturo Pérez-Reverte El maestro de esgrima
l9O-l91), parecen indicar que la agrícultura española se derrumba al enfrentarse a la competencia de las mercancías ultramarinas.
Ramón Garrabou et al Historia agraria de la España contemporánea. Vol 3. Fin agricultura tradic.

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'indicar' in Other Languages

British English: indicate /ˈɪndɪˌkeɪt/ VERB
If one thing indicates another, the first thing shows that the second is true or exists.
A survey has indicated that most retired people are independent and enjoying life.
  • American English: indicate
  • Arabic: يُبَيِّـنُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: indicar
  • Chinese: 指出
  • Croatian: ukazivati
  • Czech: naznačit
  • Danish: indikere
  • Dutch: aangeven laten weten
  • European Spanish: indicar
  • Finnish: osoittaa näyttää
  • French: indiquer
  • German: zeigen
  • Greek: υποδεικνύω
  • Italian: indicare
  • Japanese: 示す
  • Korean: 가리키다
  • Norwegian: antyde
  • Polish: wskazać
  • European Portuguese: indicar
  • Romanian: a indica
  • Russian: свидетельствует
  • Spanish: indicar
  • Swedish: antyda
  • Thai: ชี้บอก
  • Turkish: işaret etmek
  • Ukrainian: вказувати
  • Vietnamese: chỉ ra
British English: denote VERB
If one thing denotes another, it is a sign or indication of it.
Red eyes denote strain and fatigue.

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