recommendation


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for recommendation

Synonyms for recommendation

an indication of commendation or approval

a statement attesting to personal qualifications, character, and dependability

an opinion as to a decision or course of action

Synonyms for recommendation

something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable

Related Words

something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable

any quality or characteristic that gains a person a favorable reception or acceptance or admission

Synonyms

Related Words

References in classic literature ?
The person to whom you will present it generally has two or three respectable places depending upon his recommendation.
The worthy Cropoli, after these recommendations, had only sufficient time to point out to his young successor a chimney, under the slab of which he had hidden a thousand ten-franc pieces, and then expired.
Both of them had spent their lives in those upper waters of the Amazon which we were about to explore, and it was this recommendation which had caused Lord John to engage them.
In the letter from his parents was enclosed a letter of recommendation to Bagration which the old countess at Anna Mikhaylovna's advice had obtained through an acquaintance and sent to her son, asking him to take it to its destination and make use of it.
I used both their names without scruple; and I wrote my recommendation in terms which the best of living women and the ablest of existing dressmakers could never have hoped to merit.
It was not in human nature--perhaps I ought to say it was not in the nature of a man who was in my situation--to refrain from showing some curiosity, on being asked to supplement a letter of recommendation by such a postscript as this.
I took up the letter of recommendation from the floor.
Such a person as this was certain to find a welcome at Mr Allworthy's table, to whom misfortunes were ever a recommendation, when they were derived from the folly or villany of others, and not of the unfortunate person himself.
Luker's recommendation, and of the stranger's visit at my office.
And forasmuch as crouching under the lee of a hauled-up boat on a night when it blew cold and strong, and when the weather was varied with blasts of hail at times, might be wearisome to amateurs, the reporter closed with the recommendation that the two gentlemen should remain, for a while at any rate, in their present quarters, which were weather-tight and warm.
They were not inclined to dispute this recommendation, but they wanted to know where they could join the watchers when so disposed.
and his acquirements,--not quite enough, perhaps, to warrant so strong a recommendation of him as he had given to his friend Tulliver.
Riley very severely for giving a recommendation on such slight grounds, I must say you are rather hard upon him.
Half the sum of attraction, on either side, might have been enough, for he had nothing to do, and she had hardly anybody to love; but the encounter of such lavish recommendations could not fail.
Your father's relations and old friends will be able to send us some pupils, or to assist us with their recommendations, no doubt: I shall not apply to my own.