Definitions for implicationˌɪm plɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. deduction, entailment, implication(noun)

    something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)

    "his resignation had political implications"

  2. significance, import, implication(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"

  3. implication(noun)

    an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection

  4. implication, logical implication, conditional relation(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

  5. implication(noun)

    a relation implicated by virtue of involvement or close connection (especially an incriminating involvement)

    "he was suspected of implication in several robberies"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. implication(Noun)

    The act of implicating.

  2. implication(Noun)

    The state of being implicated.

  3. implication(Noun)

    An implying, or that which is implied, but not expressed; an inference, or something which may fairly be understood, though not expressed in words.

  4. implication(Noun)

    (countable) The connective in propositional calculus that, when joining two predicates A and B in that order, has the meaning "if A is true, then B is true".

  5. Origin: From implicationem (accusative of implicatio).

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Implication(noun)

    the act of implicating, or the state of being implicated

  2. Implication(noun)

    an implying, or that which is implied, but not expressed; an inference, or something which may fairly be understood, though not expressed in words

  3. Origin: [L. implicatio: cf. F. implication.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'implication' in Nouns Frequency: #794

Translations for implication

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  • توريطArabic
  • implikaceCzech
  • Folge, Schlussfolgerung, Bedeutung, TragweiteGerman
  • υπονοούμενο, υποκείμενο συμπέρασμα, υποκείμενη συνέπειαGreek
  • implicaciónSpanish
  • implikaatioFinnish
  • impleachtIrish
  • निहितार्थHindi
  • implikációHungarian
  • implikasiIndonesian
  • импликација, следствоMacedonian
  • implicatieDutch
  • импликация, намёкRussian
  • implikacija, dublje značenje, dublji smisaoSerbo-Croatian
  • akıl yürütme, bulaştırma, dolaylı anlatım, gerektirme, ima, istidlalTurkish
  • 言外之意Chinese

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