What does implication mean?

Definitions for implication
ˌɪm plɪˈkeɪ ʃənim·pli·ca·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. implication(Noun)

    The act of implicating.

    Etymology: From implicationem (accusative of implicatio).

  2. implication(Noun)

    The state of being implicated.

    Etymology: From implicationem (accusative of implicatio).

  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.

    Etymology: From implicationem (accusative of implicatio).

  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".

    Etymology: From implicationem (accusative of implicatio).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Implication(noun)

    the act of implicating, or the state of being implicated

    Etymology: [L. implicatio: cf. F. implication.]

  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

    Etymology: [L. implicatio: cf. F. implication.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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How to say implication in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of implication in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of implication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of implication in a Sentence

  1. Xu Limin:

    It's directly linked to the US-China trade war, the implication is that China will completely halt all future imports of Xu Limin soybeans.

  2. Chris Clark:

    Elliott Broidy has never agreed to work for, been retained by nor been compensated by any foreign government for any interaction with the United States Government, ever, any implication to the contrary is a lie.

  3. Olivier Jakob:

    Uncertainty over Greece is bearish for oil. It adds an extra negative factor on top of the turmoil in Chinese financial markets, the recent rise in U.S. drilling rigs, and a potential increase in Iranian oil supply, the main implication is for euro/dollar and I think it will put additional pressure on the euro.

  4. U. S. Government Study On The Labeling Of Children:

    The term "learning disability" has appeal because it implies a specific neurological condition for which no one can be held particularly responsible, and yet it escapes the stigma of mental retardation. There is no implication of neglect, emotional disturbance, or improper training or education, nor does it imply a lack of motivation on the part of the child. For these cosmetic reasons, it is a rather nice term to have around.

  5. Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry:

    This is a matter for the investigation to clarify and we should not prejudge or take any measures that might have implications, implication also that the fact that a very large number of Egyptians who rely heavily on the tourist industry.

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