recommend+to

  • 1 recommend — rec‧om‧mend [ˌrekəˈmend] verb [transitive] 1. to advise someone to do something, especially because you have special knowledge of a situation or subject: • Most brokers are recommending that investors take some cash out of money funds. 2. to say… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 recommend — In addition to its familiar constructions with a direct object + to infinitive (I recommend you to control your temper) and with a that clause (We recommend that you stay at the local hotel), recommend is one of a class of verbs, once dwindling… …

    Modern English usage

  • 3 recommend — [rek΄ə mend′] vt. [ME recomenden < ML recommendare: see RE & COMMEND] 1. to give in charge; commit; entrust [recommended to our care] 2. to suggest favorably as suited for some use, function, position, etc. [to recommend a book, a doctor,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 recommend — ► VERB 1) put forward with approval as being suitable for a purpose or role. 2) advise as a course of action. 3) make appealing or desirable: the house had much to recommend it. DERIVATIVES recommendable adjective recommendation noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 Recommend — Rec om*mend (r?k ?m*m?nd ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Recommended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Recommending}.] [Pref. re + commend: cf. F. recommander.] 1. To commend to the favorable notice of another; to commit to another s care, confidence, or acceptance,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 recommend — I verb acclaim, advance, advise, advocate, applaud, approbate, approve, back, be satisfied with, celebrate, commend, commendare, compliment, counsel, countenance, direct, endorse, esteem, exalt, exhort, extol, favor, give credit, glorify,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 recommend — (v.) late 14c., praise, present as worthy, from M.L. recommendare (early 13c.), from L. re , intensive prefix, + commendare commit to one s care, commend (see COMMEND (Cf. commend)). Related: Recommended; recommending …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 recommend — *commend, compliment, applaud Analogous words: *approve, endorse, sanction: *praise, extol, acclaim …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 recommend — [v] advise, approve acclaim, advance, advocate, applaud, back, be all for*, be satisfied with, celebrate, commend, compliment, confirm, counsel, endorse, enjoin, esteem, eulogize, exalt, exhort, extol, favor, front for*, glorify, go on record… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 recommend — rec|om|mend W2S3 [ˌrekəˈmend] v [T] 1.) to advise someone to do something, especially because you have special knowledge of a situation or subject recommend (that) ▪ I recommend that you get some professional advice. ▪ Doctors strongly recommend… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 recommend */*/*/ — UK [ˌrekəˈmend] / US verb [transitive] Word forms recommend : present tense I/you/we/they recommend he/she/it recommends present participle recommending past tense recommended past participle recommended 1) a) to advise someone that they should… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 recommend — rec|om|mend [ ,rekə mend ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to advise someone that they should do something: recommend (that): I recommend that you buy a more powerful computer. strongly recommend: We strongly recommend you insure your luggage when you… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 recommend — verb (T) 1 to advise someone to do something, especially because you have special knowledge of a situation or subject: The Senate Foreign Relations Committee recommended ratification of the treaty despite public opinion. | recommend that: Doctors …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 recommend — verb 1 say that sb/sth is good ADVERB ▪ highly, thoroughly ▪ This book is highly recommended by teachers. ▪ certainly, definitely ▪ I definitely recommend this movie …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 recommend — v. 1) to recommend enthusiastically, highly, strongly 2) (BE) (A) she recommended a good dictionary to me; or: she recommended me a good dictionary 3) (B) she recommended a good dictionary to me 4) (D; tr.) to recommend as (she was recommended as …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 recommend — [[t]re̱kəme̱nd[/t]] ♦♦ recommends, recommending, recommended 1) VERB If someone recommends a person or thing to you, they suggest that you would find that person or thing good or useful. [V n to/for/as n] I have just spent a holiday there and… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 recommend — 01. Which restaurant would you [recommend]? 02. I wouldn t [recommend] that movie to anyone. It was really boring. 03. Health experts [recommend] a diet low in meats, and high in fruits and vegetables. 04. I [recommend] today s special, a… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 18 recommend*/*/ — [ˌrekəˈmend] verb [T] 1) to advise that something should happen I recommend that you buy a more powerful computer.[/ex] We strongly recommend booking early.[/ex] He was recommended for the job.[/ex] Students are recommended to read the following… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 recommend — recommendable, adj. recommender, n. /rek euh mend /, v.t. 1. to present as worthy of confidence, acceptance, use, etc.; commend; mention favorably: to recommend an applicant for a job; to recommend a book. 2. to represent or urge as advisable or… …

    Universalium

  • 20 recommend — /rɛkəˈmɛnd / (say rekuh mend) verb (t) 1. to commend by favourable representations; present as worthy of confidence, acceptance, use, etc.: to recommend a book. 2. to represent or urge as advisable or expedient: to recommend caution. 3. to advise …

    Australian English dictionary