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.

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  • Recommendable — Rec om*mend a*ble ( ?*b l), a. [Cf. F. recommandable.] Suitable to be recommended; worthy of praise; commendable. Glanvill. {Rec om*mend a*ble*ness}, n. {Rec om*mend a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recommendable — index desirable (qualified) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • recommendable — dəbəl adjective Etymology: Middle English, from recommenden + able 1. : that can be recommended : deserving recommendation a highly recommendable novel 2. : that is to be advised : prudent, advisable …   Useful english dictionary

  • recommendable — adjective see recommend …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • recommendable — See recommend. * * * …   Universalium

  • recommendable — adjective Capable of being recommended …   Wiktionary

  • recommendable — Synonyms and related words: advantageous, advisable, appropriate, becoming, befitting, congruous, convenient, decent, desirable, expedient, favorable, feasible, felicitous, fit, fitten, fitting, fructuous, good, happy, likely, meet, opportune,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • recommendable — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Worth doing, especially for practical reasons: advisable, expedient, well2. See WISE …   English dictionary for students

  • recommendable — rec·om mend·a·ble || ‚rekÉ™ mendÉ™bl adj. worthy of endorsement, deserving of commendation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recommendable — rec·om·mend·able …   English syllables

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