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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INDICATING

"We go there," he told the porter, indicating the blue mountain-tops.

"Well, that's it," he said firmly, indicating the jar and the glass.

"I wouldn't have had this happen for anything," said Cousin Egbert, indicating me.

I am only indicating my own position, as I have often done before.

"You'll have to open the rest of them, mother," she said, indicating the pile of letters.

"That one may have been," he said, indicating it with a nod.

Duvall hailed it, but the driver shook his head, indicating that he had a fare.

"Sit down, Cap'n," said Miss Phoebe, indicating the visitor's chair.

But all nodded, indicating that they, too, would scorn the plea when it came.

"There is Jacques," she explained, indicating the footman who had just assisted them to alight.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, back-formation from indication, or else from Latin indicatus, past participle of indicare "to point out, show, indicate, declare" (see indication). Related: Indicated; indicating.

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