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implication

im·pli·ca·tion

implication

 
 
pronunciation:
Im pl keI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of stating something indirectly; act of implying.
similar words:
connotation
definition 2: something implied or suggested, from which an inference may be drawn.
The implication of his remark was that I shouldn't have returned.
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similar words:
connotation, import, sound
definition 3: the act of implicating or state of being implicated.
his implication in the crime
similar words:
connotation
definition 4: (usu. pl.) something intimately associated or involved, as implying a potential situation or outcome.
The decision has serious implications for our future stability.
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