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implication

(Incriminating involvement), noun connection, crimination, culpability, enmeshment, entanglement, inculpation, link
Associated concepts: implication of a codefendant

implication

(Inference), noun allusion, broad meannng, coloring, connotation, hidden meaning, hint, import, indication, innuendo, insinuation, intimation, overtone, suggested meaning, suggestion, tacit inference
Associated concepts: easement by implication, gift by impliiation, grant by implication, necessary implication
Foreign phrases: Omissio eorum quae tacite insunt nihil operatur.The omission of those things which are tacitly expressed is unimportant.
See also: affiliation, attribution, blame, caveat, conclusion, condemnation, connotation, content, context, deduction, entanglement, gist, hint, incrimination, inculpation, indicant, indication, inference, innuendo, insinuation, intimation, involvement, main point, meaning, mention, nuance, reference, referral, responsibility, signification, substance, suggestion

IMPLICATION. An inference of something not directly declared, but arising from what is admitted or expressed.
     2. It is a rule that when the law gives anything to a man, it gives him by implication all that is necessary for its enjoyment. It is also a rule that when a man accepts an office, he undertakes by implication to use it according to law, and by non-user he may forfeit it. 2 B1. Com. 152.
     3. An estate in fee simple will pass by implication; 6 John.. R. 185; IS John. R. 31; 2 Binn. R. 464, 532; such implication must not only be a possible or probable one, but it must be plain and necessary that is, so strong a probability of intention that an intention contrary to that imputed to the testator cannot be supposed. 1 Ves. & B. 466; Willes, 141; 1 Ves. jr. 564; 14 John. R. 198. Vide, generally, Com. Dig. Estates by Devise, N 12, 13; 2 Rop. Leg. 342; 14 Vin. Ab. 341; 5 Ves. 805; 5 Ves. 582; 3 Ves. 676.

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Had the Constitution been silent on this head, there can be no doubt that all the particular powers requisite as means of executing the general powers would have resulted to the government, by unavoidable implication.
Not by word, or inference, or implication, not at any time whilst this remains to me
The fact of the being of a man carries with it the truth of the proposition that he is, and the implication is reciprocal: for if a man is, the proposition wherein we allege that he is true, and conversely, if the proposition wherein we allege that he is true, then he is.
As I am writing for American readers, I wish to say, that all they are told of the vices of OLD countries, on the other side of the Atlantic, is strictly true; while all that is said, directly, or by implication, of the vices and faults of this happy young country, is just so much calumny.
Jeffrey Aspern had never been in it that I knew of; but some note of his voice seemed to abide there by a roundabout implication, a faint reverberation.
A light came into Harold March's eyes as he suddenly saw, as if afar off, the wider implication of the suggestion.
Piper, as in duty bound, is of the same opinion, holding that a private station is better than public applause, and thanking heaven for her own (and, by implication, Mrs.
There has been a mean implication against my character.
And then, I think, a shawl was flung over her (it is strange to me to think it was not I who ran after her with the shawl), and she was escorted sternly back to bed and reminded that she had promised not to budge, to which her reply was probably that she had been gone but an instant, and the implication that therefore she had not been gone at all.
Your integrity has perceived and your lips voiced an unalterable truth," replied Gahan, whose mind was filled with wonder if the implication could by any possibility be true--that this Manatorian had guessed his identity.
Miss Pink, trembling between terror and indignation, acknowledged Lady Lydiard's polite inquiry by a ceremonious bow, and an answer which administered by implication a dignified reproof.
not affirm their occurrence, that being only an implication from other