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
The Week 1 battle with Delsea will go a long way toward determining the WJFL National title and have major implications on S.J. 3 playoff seedings, too.
The two teams meet Dec. 17 in Oakland will playoff implications on the line and Elliott back from suspension.
Granted, this quote is vague, but the implication's pretty clear: Arya is now lethal enough to kill Sansa and literally wear her face.
The global implications of Mr. Fogel’s topic makes Netflix’s reach appealing.
The study reports that the shift in the electorate has political implications.
Then there is the broader national climate assessment, which will delve into questions that have profound implications for government policy, such as how coastal communities should respond to rising seas.
After all, one implication of the center’s nonexistence is that parties have a lot more freedom to move the poles of America’s political debate than is popularly believed.
By implication, that would include all races as well.
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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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