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Adjective: indicative  in'di-ku-tiv
  1. (grammar) of, or relating to the indicative mood
    "indicative mood";
    - declarative
     
  2. (usually followed by 'of') pointing out or revealing clearly
    "actions indicative of fear";
    - indicatory, revelatory, significative, suggestive
Noun: indicative  in'di-ku-tiv
  1. A mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact
    - indicative mood, declarative mood, declarative, common mood, fact mood

Derived forms: indicatives

See also: revealing

Type of: modality, mode, mood

Encyclopedia: Indicative