What does implication mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word implication.

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.

  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 Dictionary

  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

How to pronounce implication?

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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. Senate Democrats:

    If your implication is that the White House wants this, I think that's wrong.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    He is just reflexively against anything that has any international implication.

  3. Syafriel Nasution:

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

  4. Kang Zhang:

    The most important implication is that we can treat cataracts with an eyedrop, not surgery.

  5. Thaddeus Pope:

    Researchers don’t frame the issue in terms of patient safety, but that is a big implication of this study.

Images & Illustrations of implication

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