- The definition of implied is something that was hinted at or suggested, but not directly stated.
When a person looks at his watch and yawns multiple times as you are talking, this is an example of a situation where boredom is implied.
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Variant of imply
- to have as a necessary part, condition, or effect; contain, include, or involve naturally or necessarily: drama implies conflict
- to indicate indirectly or by allusion; hint; suggest; intimate: an attitude implying boredom
- Obsolete to enfold; entangle
Origin: Middle English implien ; from Old French emplier ; from Classical Latin implicare, to involve, entangle ; from in-, in plush plicare, to fold: see ply