• (noun): The act of implicating or the condition of being implicated.
  • (noun): The act of implying or the condition of being implied.
  • (noun): Something that is implied, especially:
  • (noun): An indirect indication; a suggestion.
  • (noun): An implied meaning; implicit significance.
  • (noun): An inference. See Usage Note at infer.

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  • (noun): a relation implicated by virtue of involvement or close connection (especially an incriminating involvement); "he was suspected of implication in several robberies"
  • (noun): a logical relation between propositions p and q of the form `if p then q'; if p is true then q cannot be false
  • (noun): an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection
  • (noun): a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred; "the significance of his remark became clear only later"; "the expectation was spread both by word and by implication"
  • (noun): something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied); "his resignation had political implications"

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  • The main implication is that the dripping water puts out the pilot from time to time, so unless you're constantly checking, you never know when your shower will be hot or cold.

  • The plain implication is that the Bush administration is stashing Bin Laden somewhere, or somehow keeping his arrest in reserve, for an “October surprise.”

  • DID NOT make me the color that I am. the implication is the enemy is white folks ... and in the last example, the enemy is??

  • ** UPDATE** James Danziger "objects" on his blog to what he calls the implication that defining yourself as an 'artist' as opposed to a 'photographer' makes you more important and gives you a special privilege.

  • Granted, you write it much nicer than Lowell does, but the implication is there just the same.

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