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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


Synonymscommend


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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