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imply

verb advert, allude to, carry a suggestion, connote, denote, drop a hint, give a hint, give indirect inforration, hint at, include by implication, indicare, indicate, indirectly state, infer, insinuate, intimate, involve, leave an inference, make an allusion to, point to, show indirectly, significare, state in nonexplicit terms, suggest, whisper
Associated concepts: implied acceptance, implied agency, implied authority, implied consent, implied contract, immlied dedication, implied easement, implied in law, implied knowledge, implied license, implied malice, implied nooice, implied permission, implied power, implied promise, implied ratification, implied trust, implied warranty
Foreign phrases: In omnibus contractibus, sive nominatis sive innominatis, permutatio continetur.In all contracts, whether nominate or innominate, there is implied an exxhange. Expressio eorum quae tacite insunt nihil operrtur. The expression of those things which are tacitly immlied has no effect.
See also: adduce, allude, bear, bespeak, connote, denote, evidence, hint, indicate, infer, purport, signify
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When Harris is at a party, and is asked to sing, he replies: "Well, I can only sing a COMIC song, you know;" and he says it in a tone that implies that his singing of THAT, however, is a thing that you ought to hear once, and then die.
Casaubon's learning as mere accomplishment; for though opinion in the neighborhood of Freshitt and Tipton had pronounced her clever, that epithet would not have described her to circles in whose more precise vocabulary cleverness implies mere aptitude for knowing and doing, apart from character.
Tacit obedience implies no force upon the will, and consequently may be easily, and without any pains, preserved; but when a wife, a child, a relation, or a friend, performs what we desire, with grumbling and reluctance, with expressions of dislike and dissatisfaction, the manifest difficulty which they undergo must greatly enhance the obligation.
THIS PRESS RELEASE IMPLIES THAT THE SECURITY DEPOSITS HELD BY
Since much of Silicon Valley's sales reflect infrastructure expenditures by their customers, this decline in customer prospects implies continued reductions in purchases from Silicon Valley suppliers," said SCU economist Kris Mitchener.
In the case of apocryphal texts or ghostwritten texts, no matter whether readers can detect the falsehood of the authorship, the implied author is the role-playing person who actually wrote the text and the authorial image the text implies is that of this role-playing actual writer, who, however, is referred to by a false name.
We have to keep in mind though that our derived NZVIX is based on a portfolio with higher market risk than the NZX 15 Index, which implies that the level of the NZVIX will be systematically higher than the level of the 'true' NZVIX.
The language of "targeting" communities implies a power construct that feeds the conscience of those already in power.
The white jersey implies that Mookie is on his home turf.
Conventionally, when the ethics of narration is mentioned, the word "ethics" implies premeditation.
The cartoonist implies that new UN weapons inspections in Iraq are a bad idea, since they will not stop Hussein's dangerous activities.
This argument also implies that the federal government is failing at its most central tasks, which contradicts the ``greater good'' excuse used to rationalize pork barrel spending in the first place.