recommended Definition

  • 1suggested as the best course of action or solution to a problem
  • 2endorsed or approved by an authority or expert

Using recommended: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "recommended" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    It is recommended that you drink at least eight glasses of water a day.

  • Example

    The doctor recommended surgery to treat the injury.

  • Example

    This book comes highly recommended by critics and readers alike.

recommended Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for recommended

Phrases with recommended

  • the price at which a manufacturer suggests that a product should be sold


    The recommended retail price for this product is $50.

  • the amount of a particular nutrient that a person should consume each day in order to maintain good health


    The recommended daily allowance of vitamin C is 90 milligrams for adult men and 75 milligrams for adult women.

  • strongly advised or suggested


    This restaurant comes highly recommended by locals.


Summary: recommended in Brief

The term 'recommended' [ˌrɛkəˈmɛndɪd] refers to something that is suggested as the best course of action or endorsed by an authority or expert. It is often used in contexts like health, where a recommended daily allowance of nutrients is given, or in product pricing, where a recommended retail price is suggested. 'Recommended' can also be used to describe something that comes highly recommended by others.

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