Examples of implication in a Sentence
- … but whereas Updike and Roth work to establish connection and coherence in the face of time's chaos, DeLillo is an artist of diffusion and dispersal, of implication and missing information. —A. O. Scott, New York Times Book Review, 21 May 2006
- … the power of ideas to transform the world is itself accelerating. Although people readily agree with this observation when simply stated, very few people truly appreciate its profound implications. —Ray Kurzweil, Curious Minds, (2004) 2005
- … the astronomer Edwin Hubble found that the universe is expanding, and by implication must have originated a finite time ago in an explosion popularly called the big bang. —Paul Davies, The New Physics, 1989
I'm offended by his implication that women can't be good at mathematics.
He condemned the court and, by implication, the entire legal system.
He was shocked by the implication of his partner in the theft.
Recent Examples of implication from the Web
That has implications for all sorts of industries, but particularly the retail sector.
The difference between helping workers find the right new job, and failing at that task may have implications for the health of the overall economy.
Figuring out how the insect comes and goes undetected could have implications for building tiny bug-sized robots.
That could have substantial implications for the company's bottom line, which is almost entirely dependent on ad revenue.
The music world’s gestures of atonement certainly reflected the scale and pressures of the Libyan Civil War, but the extrapolation of their logic has interesting implications for the entire capitalist model.
But bear with me for one moment: Augmented reality will have major implications for future mobile apps.
During an interview with NBC’s Meet the Press earlier this month, U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley defended Trump’s position on Iran and its implications for an even more pressing diplomatic challenge.
The research also has implications for therapy and diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, a major health problem.
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IMPLICATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of implication for English Language Learners
: a possible future effect or result
: something that is suggested without being said directly : something that is implied
: the fact or state of being involved in or connected to something (such as a crime) : the fact or state of being implicated in something
IMPLICATION Defined for Kids
Definition of implication for Students
- Consider the implications of your actions.
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