implied

adjective
im·plied | \ im-ˈplīd \

Legal Definition of implied 

: not directly or specifically made known (as in the terms of a contract) specifically : recognized (as by a court) as existing by reason of an inference and especially on legal or equitable grounds for breach of implied covenants in oil and gas leases National Law Journal — compare express

Learn More about implied

Comments on implied

What made you want to look up implied? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

by word of mouth

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!