Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To proclaim, declare.
  • v. To indicate, point to.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To communicate ideas by the fingers; to show or compute by the fingers.
  • transitive v. To point out with the finger; to indicate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To indicate with or as if with the finger; point out.

Etymologies

From (the stem of) Latin indigitāre ("call upon (a deity), proclaim"), of uncertain origin; later associated with digitus ("finger"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Horace, therefore, Juvenal, and Persius, were no prophets, although their lines did seem to indigitate and point at our times.

    Middlemarch

  • Godhead bodily, "and who was intrusted himself with all divine power, he did no more but indigitate or declare which was the person, and give us a command in general to hear him.

    Pneumatologia

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