What is another word for indicator?

Synonyms for indicator
ˈɪn dɪˌkeɪ tərin·di·ca·tor

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  1. indicatornoun

    turn signal, trafficator

  2. indicatornoun

    A pointer or index that indicates something.

    trafficator, turn signal

  3. indicatornoun

    A meter or gauge.

    turn signal, trafficator

  4. indicatornoun

    The needle or dial on such a meter.

    trafficator, turn signal

  5. indicatornoun

    Any of many substances, such as litmus, used to indicate the concentration of a substance, or the degree of a reaction.

    turn signal, trafficator

  6. indicatornoun

    A plant or animal whose presence is indicative of some specific environment.

    turn signal, trafficator

  7. indicatornoun

    A measure, such as unemployment rate, which can be used to predict economic trends.

    turn signal, trafficator

  8. indicatornoun

    A trafficator.

    turn signal, trafficator

Princeton's WordNet

  1. index, index number, indicant, indicatornoun

    a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time

    power, exponent, index number, index, indicant, forefinger, index finger, indication

  2. indicatornoun

    a signal for attracting attention

    index number, indicant, index

  3. indicatornoun

    a device for showing the operating condition of some system

    index number, indicant, index

  4. indicatornoun

    (chemistry) a substance that changes color to indicate the presence of some ion or substance; can be used to indicate the completion of a chemical reaction or (in medicine) to test for a particular reaction

    index number, indicant, index

Editors Contribution

  1. annunciator

    annunciators indicate the existence of, and draw attention to, a condition.

    Submitted by rinat on February 7, 2016  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. indicatornoun

    (as in a hotel) annunciator

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  1. Jacqueline Maybin:

    These data will encourage future interrogation of menstrual symptoms and pathologies as an indicator of long-term health outcomes and may provide an early opportunity to implement preventative strategies to improve women's health across the lifespan.

  2. Zhou Xiaochoan:

    For the central bank, we think basically to keep monetary policy stable because this is not a nationwide serious problem, generally, if the average indicator of the Chinese economy is OK, the way for the central bank to have a specific policy targeted to the real estate market is difficult.

  3. Ben Le Brun:

    A lot of traders are keeping their powder dry in front of non-farm payroll data - it's the number one (indicator) in terms of crude consumers.

  4. Tshoki Zangmo:

    The harder components like living standard, health, access to health or access to education and so on, they're improving in Bhutan, but the softer components like psychological well-being or the trust indicator that we have in our community vitality domain, those were deteriorating.

  5. Clemens Fuest:

    In manufacturing, the business climate indicator is in freefall.

Translations for indicator

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  • مؤشّرArabic
  • индикаторBulgarian
  • ukazatelCzech
  • Zeiger, Fahrtrichtungsanzeiger, Anzeige, Indikator, BlinkerGerman
  • μετρητής, δείκτης πορείας, δείκτηςGreek
  • indicadorSpanish
  • mittalaite, suuntavilkku, mittari, indikaattori, indikaattorilaji, osoitinFinnish
  • indicateur, aiguille, clignotant, signofileFrench
  • irányjelző, indexHungarian
  • frecciaItalian
  • 指示薬, 方向指示器, インジケーター, インジケータ, 針Japanese
  • indicatorLatin
  • blinkelys, viser, måler, retningsviser, indikatorNorwegian
  • wskaźnikPolish
  • indicator, semnalizatorRomanian
  • стрелка, индикатор, указатель, поворотникRussian
  • migavac, žmigavacSerbo-Croatian
  • blinker, mätare, indikator, körriktningsvisareSwedish
  • సూచికTelugu
  • ไฟเลี้ยวThai
  • gTurkish

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