how to pronounce indicative


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of indicative is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

indicative is pronounced in four syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of indicative

example pitch curve for pronunciation of indicative


test your pronunciation of indicative

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of indicative

video examples of indicative pronunciation

An example use of indicative in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… they are highly indicative of what's …”

meanings of indicative


  1. Serving as a sign, indication or suggestion of something.
  2. Of, or relating to the indicative mood.


  1. The indicative mood.
  2. A term in the indicative mood.

indicative frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word indicative occurs in english on average 5.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics indicative can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that indicative can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to indicative


words that rhyme with indicative


Did this page help you?