Definition of Indicator:

  1. Measurable variable used as a representation of an associated (but non-measured or non-measurable) factor or quantity. For example, consumer price index (CPI) serves as an indicator of general cost of living which consists of many factors some of which are not included in computing CPI. Indicators are common statistical devices employed in economics. See also economic indicators and measure.

  2. A gauge or meter of a specified kind.

  3. A compound that changes color at a specific pH value or in the presence of a particular substance, and can be used to monitor acidity, alkalinity, or the progress of a reaction.

  4. A thing, especially a trend or fact, that indicates the state or level of something.

Synonyms of Indicator

Measure, Gauge, Barometer, Index, Mark, Sign, Signal, Meter, Measuring instrument, Measuring device, Measure, Gauge, Dial, Display, Scale, Index, Fathometer, JP, Justice, Arbiter, Arbitrator, Badge, Banner, Bencher, Bob, Character, Characteristic, Control indicator, Count-rate meter, Critic, Current indicator, Density indicator, Depth sounder, Detonation indicator, Device, Differentia, Display, Earmark, Echo sounder, Fault lamp, Flowmeter, Galvanometer, Gauge, Hallmark, His honor, His lordship, His worship, Humidity indicator, Hygrometer, Idiosyncrasy, Image, Index, Indicant, Insignia, Interferometer, Ionization gauge, Judge, Justice, Keynote, Lead, Liquid-level indicator, Load indicator, Logger, Magistrate, Mark, Measure, Meter, Moderator, Needle, Note, PH meter, Peculiarity, Picture, Plumb, Plumb bob, Plumb line, Plummet, Pointer, Potentiometer, Probe, Property, Psychometer, Pyrometer, Referee, Representation, Representative, Seal, Sigil, Sign, Signal, Signature, Sound, Space probe, Stamp, Sure sign, Symptom, Telltale sign, Thermocouple, Time-interval meter, Trait, Turn indicator, Umpire, Vibration meter, Voltage indicator

How to use Indicator in a sentence?

  1. If your business has been struggling that can be a good indicator that some changes may need to be made.
  2. If your business has been struggling that can be a good indicator that some changes may need to be made.
  3. The remaining alkali is titrated against standard acid using phenolphthalein as indicator.
  4. The wet ground on the sides of the river bank was a clear indicator that the water had risen at least eighteen inches during the two-day rain storm.
  5. A speed indicator.
  6. Car ownership is frequently used as an indicator of affluence.

Meaning of Indicator & Indicator Definition