Definition of imply
- rights imply obligations
- Her remarks implied a threat.
- The news report seems to imply his death was not an accident.
Early reports implied that the judge's death was not an accident.
His words implied a threat.
War implies fighting and death.
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: to express (something) in an indirect way : to suggest (something) without saying or showing it plainly
: to include or involve (something) as a natural or necessary part or result
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