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English verb: recommend

1. recommend (communication) push for something

SamplesThe travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day.

Synonymsadvocate, urge

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)advise, propose, suggest

2. recommend (communication) express a good opinion of

ExamplesSam and Sue recommend the movie


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)praise

3. recommend (change) make attractive or acceptable

SamplesHonesty recommends any person.

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

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