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.]
British National Corpus
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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
For a short-term solution to a problem that had global implication, I think that was probably the right thing to do.
Dr. Daniel Varga's testimony before Congress was factual and accurate and any implication to the contrary is both false and irresponsible.
It's very difficult to gauge how much of an influence any sort of statement or implication or whatever insinuation can really have on the election battle here.
That’s really the implication for not just Major League Baseball, but college baseball and high school baseball, we need to do more research to figure that out.
The study does raise a troubling implication – the thought that the patient-physician relationship is compromised by these biological explanations. I would hope we could use this information to educate aspiring clinicians so that they don’t (fall) victim to that trend, to bring it to their attention so they can actively combat it.
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- Folge, Schlussfolgerung, Bedeutung, TragweiteGerman
- υπονοούμενο, υποκείμενο συμπέρασμα, υποκείμενη συνέπειαGreek
- импликација, следствоMacedonian
- импликация, намёкRussian
- implikacija, dublje značenje, dublji smisaoSerbo-Croatian
- akıl yürütme, bulaştırma, dolaylı anlatım, gerektirme, ima, istidlalTurkish
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