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
But the cancellation of this week’s vote has major implications.
As Pozzobon points out, the findings have implications not only for building subterranean outposts on the moon, but also for the search for life on Mars.
People wait all day to defecate in darkness, which has health and safety implications.
Not one that many thought could have national championship implications before the season started.
That conclusion could have large implications for the county, potentially allowing families subjected to similar treatment over the years to sue the county, lawyers said.
In fact, growing up in a community where everything was black and white has had some serious implications.
Thus began a harrowing six-week ordeal that has implications to this day, a span during which West was taken from hospital to hospital to hospital in search of an answer.
With two games left, Thursday’s match between Keller (4-4 overall, 2-2 in District 3-6A) and Abilene (2-6, 1-3) had playoff implications.
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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
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