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Definitions and Synonyms of implication | Another word for implication | What is implication?

Definition 1: a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where implication or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the significance of his remark became clear only later
  • the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

Synonyms for implication in the sense of this definition

(implication is a kind of ...) the idea that is intended

"What is the meaning of this proverb?"

Definition 2: something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied) - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where implication or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his resignation had political implications

Synonyms for implication in the sense of this definition

(implication is a kind of ...) the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation

Definition 3: an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection - [noun denoting communication]

(implication is a kind of ...) a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt

(... is a kind of implication ) an accusation that is understood without needing to be spoken

(... is a kind of implication ) an indirect (and usually malicious) implication

Definition 4: a relation implicated by virtue of involvement or close connection (especially an incriminating involvement) - [noun denoting linkdef]

Samples where implication or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was suspected of implication in several robberies

(implication is a kind of ...) a connection of inclusion or containment

"he escaped involvement in the accident" "there was additional involvement of the liver and spleen"

Definition 5: 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 denoting linkdef]

Synonyms for implication in the sense of this definition

(implication is a kind of ...) a relation between propositions

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