Meaning of indicative
Pronunciation: (in-dik'u-tiv), [key]
- showing, signifying, or pointing out; expressive or suggestive (usually fol. by of&hasp;): behavior indicative of mental disorder.
- noting or pertaining to the mood of the verb used for ordinary objective statements, questions, etc., as the verb plays in John plays football. Cf. imperative (def. 3),(def. 1).
- indicative (Thesaurus)