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
How many deposit-holders will bolt at that point is an open question, with serious implications for Tesla sales.
However, the divide between being African and being African-American is explored with more serious implications.
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals sided with Murphy last year in a ruling with wide-ranging implications for tribal governance over large portions of Oklahoma.
Alston asserts, a process with strongly racial implications.
But the phase-in bill may be the one with the most immediate and significant implications if their concerns prove correct.
By analyzing coyote scat, scientists have linked this behavioral change to dietary shifts from diurnal to nocturnal prey, with implications for small mammal communities and for competition with other predators.
But that very prospect hangs over the Democrats in three U.S. House races in Southern California, with potentially huge implications for control of that institution (and the direction of American politics for the next two years).
Because of the ruling, doctors can no longer prescribe life-ending medication to dying patients, and a patient who had already been provided with the medication would be committing suicide by taking it, with implications for insurance coverage.
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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.
legal Definition of implication
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