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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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If the jerseys and shoes reflect, on the one hand, an identification with heroes, and inscribe a sense of community, they are also, on the other hand, mere passive props; if they recall heroes, they also imply, through contrast, a lack of true heroism in the 'hood.
To do so would imply a reinscription of the community's politically rational belief in holistic categories.
For all of her postmodern thinking, however, Morrison's rejection of Ruby's exceptionalism does not imply a rejection of the possibility of attaining Paradise.
The "implied author" is an ingenious term pointing at once to the text itself(with the epithet "implied"--"his different works will imply different versions [of the writer]") and to the producer of the text (with the head noun "author"--the person "who writes in this manner").
In every corner of our lives, whenever we speak or write, we imply a version of our character that we know is quite different from many other selves that are exhibited in our flesh-and-blood world.