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implied, past participle; implied, past tense; implying, present participle; implies, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Strongly suggest the truth or existence of (something not expressly stated)
    • - the salesmen who uses jargon to imply his superior knowledge
    • - the report implies that two million jobs might be lost
  2. (of a fact or occurrence) Suggest (something) as a logical consequence
    • - the forecasted traffic increase implied more roads and more air pollution

  1. express or state indirectly
  2. suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic
  3. entail: have as a logical consequence; "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers"
  4. incriminate: suggest that someone is guilty
  5. have as a necessary feature; "This decision involves many changes"
  6. (implication) deduction: something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied); "his resignation had political implications"
  7. (Implication (logical)) In logic, entailment (or logical implication) is a relation between sets of sentences and a sentence. ...
  8. (Implication (pragmatics)) Implicature is a technical term in the pragmatics subfield of linguistics, coined by H. P. Grice, which refers to what is suggested in an utterance, even though not expressed nor strictly implied (that is, entailed) by the utterance. ...
  9. (implication) The act of implicating; The state of being implicated; An implying, or that which is implied, but not expressed; an inference, or something which may fairly be understood, though not expressed in words; (countable) The connective in propositional calculus that, when joining two ...
  10. (implied) Suggested without being stated directly
  11. (implication) The process of shaping the fuzzy set in the consequent based on the results of the antecedent in a Mamdani-type FIS.
  12. (IMPLICATION (MEANING)) For many 'pragmatic' (contextual) reasons, speakers do not (need) to say everything they know or believe. ...
  13. (IMPLICATION) The relation which holds between two propositions because one is logically deducible from the other
  14. (Implication) (1) The act of deriving a conclusion from a premise or premises. (2) The conclusion derived from the premises. (3) (In Idealist Philosophy): a method of thinking that employs logic with an understanding of the psychological workings of the mind in its situational context. ...
  15. (Implication) is sometimes disregarded but is of fundamental importance for fuzzy logic in the narrow sense. ...
  16. (implication) a conditional statement
  17. (Implied) presumed or inferred, rather than expressed.
  18. (IMPLIED) The attribute is optional, no default value is provided.
  19. (Implied) Suggested, but not actually shown, as in an implied line.
  20. (IMPLIED) Created by the conduct or words of other parties, and not arising from explicit agreements.
  21. (Implied) How much activity is expected by the market in the future (the “over/under” line, or the “total” line)
  22. (Implied) Inferred from circumstances; known indirectly.
  23. (Implied) Where the intention of the parties is not shown by direct terms but derived from surrounding circumstances or conduct.
  24. (Implied) a series of separate points or edges of shapes that the viewer tends to see as connected.
  25. (Implied) means to give the appearance – thus, you have “implied warranty”, which means that you have given the appearance that there was a warranty, even if there was not one