Associations to the word «Imply»


IMPLY, verb. (transitive) (of a proposition) to have as a necessary consequence
IMPLY, verb. (transitive) (of a person) to suggest by logical inference
IMPLY, verb. (transitive) (of a person or proposition) to hint; to insinuate; to suggest tacitly and avoid a direct statement
IMPLY, verb. (archaic) to enfold, entangle.

Dictionary definition

IMPLY, verb. Express or state indirectly.
IMPLY, verb. Suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic.
IMPLY, verb. Have as a logical consequence; "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers".
IMPLY, verb. Suggest that someone is guilty.
IMPLY, verb. Have as a necessary feature; "This decision involves many changes".

Wise words

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