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
Week 9 will involve crossover games, and some have playoff implications.
How the sales tax monies are ultimately divvied up has enormous implications for which Wall Street bets on Puerto Rico, if any, will pay off.
These facts have been interpreted to have very broad implications: that people with the Facebook app on their iPhone or Galaxy are transferring their friends’ data directly to Apple and Samsung.
At this scale, though, an IT issue can have global implications.
Republicans have maintained a dominance in rural America for years, but some top Republicans worry that making moves that hurt farmers and growers could have disastrous political implications for Republicans.
Schmidt believes the new rules could have far-reaching implications.
The first half was marred by injuries to Mohamed Salah and Dani Carvajal, with both starters forced off hurt in developments that could have massive World Cup implications.
Marshall and his co-authors also argue the finding has policy 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
Definition of implication for Students
- Consider the implications of your actions.
legal Definition of implication
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