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Clue vs. Indication

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Cluenoun

A strand of yarn etc. as used to guide one through a labyrinth; something which points the way, a guide.

Indicationnoun

Act of pointing out or indicating.

Cluenoun

Information which may lead one to a certain point or conclusion.

Indicationnoun

That which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token; sign; symptom; evidence.

Cluenoun

An object or a kind of indication which may be used as evidence.

Indicationnoun

Discovery made; information.

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Cluenoun

(slang) Insight or understanding ("to have a clue [about]" or "to have clue". See have a clue, clue stick)

Indicationnoun

(obsolete) Explanation; display. Francis Bacon

Clueverb

To provide with a clue.

‘The crossword compiler wasn't sure how to clue the word "should".’;

Indicationnoun

(medicine) Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies.

Clueverb

To provide someone with information which he or she lacks (often used with "in" or "up").

‘Smith, clue Jones in on what's been happening.’;

Indicationnoun

(finance) An declared approximation of the price at which a traded security is likely to commence trading.

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Cluenoun

A ball of thread; a thread or other means of guidance. Same as Clew.

‘You have wound a goodly clue.’; ‘This clue once found unravels all the rest.’; ‘Serve as clues to guide us into further knowledge.’;

Indicationnoun

Act of pointing out or indicating.

Cluenoun

a slight indication

Indicationnoun

That which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token; sign; symptom; evidence.

‘The frequent stops they make in the most convenient places are plain indications of their weariness.’;

Cluenoun

evidence that helps to solve a problem

Indicationnoun

Discovery made; information.

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Clueverb

roll into a ball

Indicationnoun

Explanation; display.

Indicationnoun

Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies. Opposite of contraindication.

Indicationnoun

something that serves to indicate or suggest;

‘an indication of foul play’; ‘indications of strain’; ‘symptoms are the prime indicants of disease’;

Indicationnoun

the act of indicating or pointing out by name

Indicationnoun

(medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure;

‘the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics’;

Indicationnoun

something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary;

‘there were indications that it was time to leave’;

Indicationnoun

a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument;

‘he could not believe the meter reading’; ‘the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm’;

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