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 implication is that the White House will restrict press access if journalists do not cover Trump more favorably.
The implication is that even under Giuliani’s description, Cohen may have still broken federal election laws.
The implication is that, somehow, Facebook is watching you.
The implication is that setting up a system to protect the PINs of billions of phones, and process thousands of requests from law enforcement, will inevitably have huge gaps in security.
The implication was that the NCAA’s amateur model should be addressed and that it should be done as soon as those legal matters were settled.
The implication was that the Heat took their shot in Game 1, when the Sixers paced and spaced and shot them out of the Wells Fargo Center in a 130-103 rout, and then returned the favor in Game 2.
So the implication of a boss who would roll up his sleeves and consult – even value – the rank and file was music to a good many diplomats’ ears.
Mulvaney didn't spell out how a new inspector general would change things, but the implication is that this new overseer would be appointed by the president and would give even more control to the White House.
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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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