deduction, entailment, implication(noun)
something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
"his resignation had political implications"
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"
an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection
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
a relation implicated by virtue of involvement or close connection (especially an incriminating involvement)
"he was suspected of implication in several robberies"
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 predicates A and B in that order, has the meaning "if A is true, then B is true".
Origin: From implicationem (accusative of implicatio).
the act of implicating, or 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
Origin: [L. implicatio: cf. F. implication.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'implication' in Nouns Frequency: #794
The numerical value of implication in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of implication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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- Folge, Schlussfolgerung, Bedeutung, TragweiteGerman
- υπονοούμενο, υποκείμενο συμπέρασμα, υποκείμενη συνέπειαGreek
- импликација, следствоMacedonian
- импликация, намёкRussian
- implikacija, dublje značenje, dublji smisaoSerbo-Croatian
- இது சம்பந்தமாகTamil
- akıl yürütme, bulaştırma, dolaylı anlatım, gerektirme, ima, istidlalTurkish
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