(redirected from Implications)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
References in periodicals archive ?
(Our withdrawal has several implications. One of the implications is that we may be seen that we no longer believe in human rights.)
Best also has placed under review with developing implications the FSR of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term ICR of "a" of IIC's wholly owned subsidiary, Great Midwest Insurance Co.
Implications should be realistic, appropriate, and based on the data from the study as well as the literature that preceded this study.
Implications: Clients and prospects will increasingly demand that more of their investment communications, documents and business be handled via tablet.
The products of implication-those ideas that come to mind after reading of hearing a message--are called "implicates." We also call them, more naturally, "implications." In general, one set of choice words has a different set of implicates (implications) than another set of choice words.
Implications wheels are created in workshops, which may be held face to face or virtually.
Furthermore, companies have just six months to make themselves aware of the implications of the next major deadline for registration of chemicals in June 2013.
"Instead of following the lead of countries like Germany, our government has recklessly decided to push ahead with new nuclear power without properly taking into account many of the lessons from Fukushima or wider implications for the nuclear industry."
Rs.1150.00 Million Cash Credit AA- (Continues to be on 'Rating Watch with Developing Implications')
Global ratings agency, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, has placed its ratings of Kuwaiti banks under negative implication.
It explores the social implications and challenges of e-business and e-commerce in terms of social inclusion and exclusion and the digital divide; the social shaping of e-business technologies; the changing nature and patterns of work and social articles; and online identity, security, risk, trust, and privacy.