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 was clear: The two sides disagreed on possible contract terms.
The implication is that anybody tagged in this has to validate their viewpoint.
When it was announced that Spacey was booted from the show and production was suspended, the implication was that everyone down the line would also be affected.
The implication was that the abolition of ICE, a demand that started with left-wing activists and writers, would be a killer wedge issue against moderate Democrats.
His voice trails off, but the implication is clear: For every young hopeful who breaks like Juice did, there are hundreds who get stuck.
That implication is one that White House officials themselves have reportedly confirmed.
Reporters from The Arizona Republic discuss the implications of the separation of immigrant families in Arizona and beyond.
Still, confirming the implications of the event beneath the Polar ice became a massive task of assembling observations and evidence.
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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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