Definitions for implication

Definitions for (noun) implication

Main entry: deduction, entailment, implication

Definition: something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)

Usage: his resignation had political implications

Main entry: significance, implication, import

Definition: a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred

Usage: the significance of his remark became clear only later; the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

Main entry: implication

Definition: an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection

Main entry: implication

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

Usage: he was suspected of implication in several robberies

Main entry: implication, conditional relation, logical implication

Definition: a logical relation between propositions p and q of the form `if p then q'; if p is true then q cannot be false

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