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Recommended vs. Recommend — What's the Difference?

Recommended vs. Recommend — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Recommended and Recommend

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Recommended

To praise or commend to another as being worthy or desirable; endorse
Recommended him for the job.
Recommended a car instead of an SUV.

Recommend

To praise or commend to another as being worthy or desirable; endorse
Recommended him for the job.
Recommended a car instead of an SUV.

Recommended

To make attractive or acceptable
This book has much to recommend it.

Recommend

To make attractive or acceptable
This book has much to recommend it.

Recommended

To advise or counsel
She recommended that we be on time.
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Recommend

To advise or counsel
She recommended that we be on time.

Recommended

To commit to the charge of another; entrust
"By these our letters we would have the safety of his person ... recommended to your care" (John Milton).

Recommend

To commit to the charge of another; entrust
"By these our letters we would have the safety of his person ... recommended to your care" (John Milton).

Recommended

To give advice or counsel
"recommended against signing an international agreement" (Time).

Recommend

To give advice or counsel
"recommended against signing an international agreement" (Time).

Recommended

Simple past tense and past participle of recommend

Recommend

(transitive) To bestow commendation on; to represent favourably; to suggest, endorse or encourage as an appropriate choice.
The board recommends Philips, given his ample experience in similar positions.

Recommended

Mentioned as worthy of acceptance;
The recommended medicine
The suggested course of study

Recommend

(transitive) To make acceptable; to attract favor to.
A city that has much to recommend it.

Recommend

(transitive) To advise, propose, counsel favorably
The therapist recommends resting the mind and exercising the body.
My therapist recommended that I rest the mind and exercise the body.

Recommend

To commit, confide to another's care, confidence or acceptance, with favoring representations
A medieval oblate's parents recommended the boy for life to God and the monastery.

Recommend

To commend to the favorable notice of another; to commit to another's care, confidence, or acceptance, with favoring representations; to put in a favorable light before any one; to bestow commendation on; as, he recommended resting the mind and exercising the body.
Mæcenas recommended Virgil and Horace to Augustus, whose praises . . . have made him precious to posterity.

Recommend

To make acceptable; to attract favor to.
A decent boldness ever meets with friends,Succeeds, and e'en a stranger recommends.

Recommend

To commit; to give in charge; to commend.
Paul chose Silas and departed, being recommended by the brethren unto the grace of God.

Recommend

Push for something;
The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day

Recommend

Express a good opinion of

Recommend

Make attractive or acceptable;
Honesty recommends any person

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