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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A possible future effect or result of an action, event, decision etc. Something that is suggested, especially an indirect indication.

Usage examples (40)
  • A lot of the art of writing novels is in telling things by implication.
  • The expectation was spread both by word and by implication
  • He was suspected of implication in several robberies
  • Granted, you write it much nicer than Lowell does, but the implication is there just the same. for more
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