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Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 (context uncountable English) The act of implicating. 2 (context uncountable English) The state of being implicated. 3 (context countable English) An implying, or that which is implied, but not expressed; an inference, or something which may fairly ...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 15c., "action of entangling," from Latin implicationem (nominative implicatio ) "interweaving, entanglement," from past participle stem of implicare "involve, entangle, connect closely," from assimilated form of in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) ...

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WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied); "his resignation had political implications" [syn: deduction , entailment ] a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred; "the significance of his remark became clear only later"; ...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Implication \Im`pli*ca"tion\, n. [L. implicatio: cf. F. implication.] The act of implicating, or the state of being implicated. Three principal causes of firmness are. the grossness, the quiet contact, and the implication of component parts. --Boyle. An ...

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES far-reaching implications/impact/effects ▪ Tourism has had far-reaching effects on the island’s culture. practical implications ▪ He was well aware of the practical implications of his theory. COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ...

Usage examples of implication.

The Aedile thought of this as he tried to fathom the implications of Dr.

The very concept of the JTTF was to pair bright, well-educated FBI agents like John Anticev with seasoned, street-smart detectives like Lou Napoli to investigate local crimes that might have national security implications.

To hear that from a decorated Bureau veteran is an indication of the atmosphere of fear that exists among FBI street agents today - the fear that expressing even modest disagreement with a supervisor, or staying loyal to an asset the way Nancy Floyd had, might result in an investigation with career-ending implications.

It was wishful thinking, to avoid the racial and political implications of an organized antiblack group, possibly based in another country.

Here back on Earth miracles were being performed, the sciences changing everything on a daily basis, and particularly the medical sciences, where the antivirals and the anticancer treatments and the cell rejuvenation treatments were all together adding up to some larger balking of death, mind-boggling in its implications.

And the world, by implication, though having reached from the Archaeozoic to the Present, and from cave dwellings to skyscrapers with roof-gardens, is just as far removed from true Paradise on earth.

But if the African bees do become dominant, the implications are very grave.

Although Freud has been famously charged with backing away from the cultural implications of this theory, when he proposed the Oedipus complex and thereby transferred the libidinal activity from the parents to the children, we still find the etiology thesis alive and well in contemporary thinking about trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, as evidenced in the work of Judith Herman and Bessel van der Kolk.

Moving in select circles, this crook felt no fear of implication in the Club Cadiz outrage.

Cyfer will appreciate the implications: a colinear, unidirectional, non-overlapping, redundant triplet code.

He knew Samantha had been confirmed by the president and was scheduled to fly across the Atlantic tomorrow to address the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council on the implications of the Delmonico Accord.

It was well that Dolley and jeremy could share the humor of events as well as their serious political implications, for he was struggling with harassing problems.

Bazarov not only a general iconic image of the Nihilist that immediately passed into use, he created as well an image of the extrascientific implications of physiology.

He felt that he had never in his life been so enormously and constantly amused: he would think exultantly for days of an approaching visit, weaving new and more preposterous fables for their consumption, bursting into violent laughter on the streets as he thought of past scenes, the implication of a tone, a gesture, the transparent artifice of mother and daughter, the incredible exaggeration of everything.

The implications were staggering: a built-in mechanism existed to correct frameshifts, a built-in way of keeping certain fully functional bits of the genetic code from becoming active.