Implication meaning

ĭm'plĭ-kā'shən
Something that is implied, especially:
  • An indirect indication; a suggestion.
  • An implied meaning; implicit significance.
  • An inference.
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The definition of implication is something that is inferred.

An example of implication is the policeman connecting a person to a crime even though there is no evidence.

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An implicating or being implicated.
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The act of implying or the condition of being implied.
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An inference.
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The act of implicating or the condition of being implicated.
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(uncountable) The act of implicating.
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(uncountable) The state of being implicated.
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(countable) An implying, or that which is implied, but not expressed; an inference, or something which may fairly be understood, though not expressed in words.
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(countable, logic) 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".
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An implying or being implied.
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Origin of implication

  • From Middle French implication, from Latin implicationem (accusative of implicatio).
    From Wiktionary