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

3 senses of recommendation

Sense 1
recommendation -- (something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable)
       => advice -- (a proposal for an appropriate course of action)

Sense 2
recommendation, testimonial, good word -- (something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable)
       => praise, congratulations, kudos, extolment -- (an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work")

Sense 3
recommendation, passport -- (any quality or characteristic that gains a person a favorable reception or acceptance or admission; "her pleasant personality is already a recommendation"; "his wealth was not a passport into the exclusive circles of society")
       => characteristic -- (a distinguishing quality)

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