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contraindicate (verb), contraindicates; contraindicated; contraindicating
1. To suggest the inadvisability of something; for example, a medical treatment: Certain medications are contraindicated during pregnancy because of the danger they can pose for the unborn baby.
2. To make a treatment or procedure unacceptable because of a particular condition or circumstance: Some specific exercises in the fitness studio are contraindicated for people with heart problems.
3. Etymology: from Latin contra, "against" + indicere, "to proclaim" from Latin indicare, "to declare, to dictate".
This entry is located in the following units: -cate (page 2) contra-, contro-, counter, contre- (page 2) dic-, dict- (page 3)
Word Entries at Get Words: “contraindicate
contraindicate (kahn" truh IN di kayt)
Now this cate is suggesting that it is not advisable to take certain medicines because of possible harmful reactions.
This entry is located in the following unit: cate family of verbs (page 1)