From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishindicationin‧di‧ca‧tion /ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən/ ●●○ S3 W3 AWL noun [countable, uncountable] SIGN/INDICATIONa sign, remark, event etc that shows what is happening, what someone is thinking or feeling, or what is trueindication of Dark green leaves are a good indication of healthy roots. He gave no indication at all of his own feelings. Could you give me some indication as to when I am likely to receive a reply?indication (that) Taking a career history along with you will be a clear indication that you are well organized. Indications are that the situation hasn’t improved much. There is every indication (=there are very clear signs) that it is true.► see thesaurus at sign
Examples from the Corpusindication• An added indication is the percentage of the transitions that are found in the corpus only once.• Is a period of living together any indication of how the marriage will fare?• All our figures, therefore, are no more than approximate indications.• In fact, there are indications that the Louisiana leg may contain larger reserves than the western leg in Texas.• There are indications that the Labour Party will win the next election.• Early indications are that most viewers are watching something else.• The two parties have shown every indication of a willingness to compromise.• The first indication that a person requires accommodation is through a request for a reservation.• The daily pollen count can give a good indication of the amount of allergens in the air.• In fact, no indication that anyone was staying there at all.• If she knew what was going on outside, she gave no indication of it.• There was no indication of forced entry to the building.• He realizes that the game will not be a true indication of what he can do.indication of• Dark green leaves are a good indication of healthy roots.