What does implication mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deduction, entailment, implicationnoun

    something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)

    "his resignation had political implications"

  2. significance, import, implicationnoun

    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. implicationnoun

    an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection

  4. implication, logical implication, conditional relationnoun

    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. implicationnoun

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

    "he was suspected of implication in several robberies"

Wiktionary

  1. implicationnoun

    The act of implicating.

    Etymology: From implicationem (accusative of implicatio).

  2. implicationnoun

    The state of being implicated.

    Etymology: From implicationem (accusative of implicatio).

  3. implicationnoun

    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. implicationnoun

    (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. Implicationnoun

    the act of implicating, or the state of being implicated

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

  2. Implicationnoun

    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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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. Syafriel Nasution:

    Business is business. The implication for wider Indonesia, we have to see later.

  2. Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart:

    I expect the normalization of monetary policy — that is, interest rates — to begin sometime this year, i expect normalization to proceed gradually, the implication being an environment of rather low rates for quite some time.

  3. Tina Fey:

    You try your best, you try to have your eyes open, try to be so mindful, but it’s also a fast-moving train. I felt like a gymnast who did like a very solid routine and broke her ankle on the landing. Because it’s literally within the last 2-3 sentences of the piece that I chumped it. And I screwed up, and the implication was that I was telling people to give up and not be active and to not fight. That wasnotmy intention, obviously. … I didn’t want anybody to get hurt. … If I had a time machine, I could go back…I would end the piece by saying… ‘Fight them in every way except the way that they want.’ But I didn’t write that in time! I wrote that two days later as I was pacing in my house. It’s painful. I wanted to help, but I chumped it. But the culture of apology is not for me.

  4. 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.

  5. Ms Lynch:

    The most important implication of this work is related to the design of Marine Protected Areas in the region.

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    a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    • A. abash
    • B. affront
    • C. rumpus
    • D. elate

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