Antonyms of noun indication

1 of 5 senses of indication

Sense 3
indication -- ((medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure; "the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics")
       Antonym of contraindication (Sense 1)
      => contraindication -- ((medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun indication

5 senses of indication

Sense 1
indication, indicant -- (something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease")
       => communication -- (something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups)

Sense 2
indication, denotation -- (the act of indicating or pointing out by name)
       => naming -- (the verbal act of naming; "the part he failed was the naming of state capitals")

Sense 3
indication -- ((medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure; "the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics")
       => reason -- (a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion; "there is reason to believe he is lying")

Sense 4
indication -- (something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary; "there were indications that it was time to leave")
       => advice -- (a proposal for an appropriate course of action)

Sense 5
reading, meter reading, indication -- (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")
       => datum, data point -- (an item of factual information derived from measurement or research)

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