Definition of Recommendation

1. Noun. Something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable.

Generic synonyms: Advice
Specialized synonyms: Referral
Derivative terms: Recommend, Recommend

2. Noun. Something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable.
Exact synonyms: Good Word, Testimonial
Generic synonyms: Congratulations, Extolment, Kudos, Praise
Specialized synonyms: Character, Character Reference, Reference, Puff
Derivative terms: Recommend, Testimonial

3. Noun. Any quality or characteristic that gains a person a favorable reception or acceptance or admission. "His wealth was not a passport into the exclusive circles of society"
Exact synonyms: Passport
Generic synonyms: Characteristic

Definition of Recommendation

1. n. The act of recommending.

Definition of Recommendation

1. Noun. An act of recommending ¹

2. Noun. That which is recommended ¹

3. Noun. A commendation or endorsement ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Recommendation

1. commendation [n -S] - See also: commendation

Lexicographical Neighbors of Recommendation

recombs
recomfort
recomforted
recomforting
recomfortless
recomforts
recomforture
recommence
recommenced
recommencement
recommencements
recommences
recommencing
recommend
recommendable
recommendations
recommendative
recommendatives
recommendatory
recommended
recommender
recommenders
recommending
recommends
recommission
recommissioned
recommissioning
recommissions
recommit

Literary usage of Recommendation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"WH Nicholson and JW Bowers, the other members of the Greenwood delegation, that the appointments were made without their recommendation before they had ..."

2. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1918)
"Recommendation of Board of Pardons.—When the action of a board of pardons is nothing more than an investigation of the conduct of the convict whose case is ..."

3. Annual Report by Correctional Association of New York (1904)
"Wil! you tell me on whose recommendation Mr. Cooney was appointed? A. He was appointed on the recommendation of a gentleman named John Kelly, of Malone, ..."

4. The Papers of James Madison: Purchased by Order of the Congress, Being His by James Madison (1840)
"Mr. DYER moved a recommendation to the States to restore confiscated property, conformably to the provisional articles. The motion produced a debate, ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"of which letters were referred by the last named officer to the adjutant-general, with a recommendation that such authority be granted. ..."

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