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  Definition of implication
  1. something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied); "his resignation had political implications"
  2. 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"
  3. an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection
  4. a relation implicated by virtue of involvement or close connection (especially an incriminating involvement); "he was suspected of implication in several robberies"
  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
Similar Words: deduction, entailment, significance, import, logical implication, conditional relation

 

Hyponyms: unspoken accusation, veiled accusation, insinuation, innuendo

 

Derivational Morphology: imply, involve, entail, mean, implicate, connote, spell, import, incriminate, inculpate

 

Anagrams: compilation, complainant

 

 
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