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

Other Words from implied

impliedly \ im-​ˈplī-​əd-​lē \ adverb

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“Implied.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/implied. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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