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Definition of "implication" []

  • The act of implicating or the condition of being implicated. (noun)
  • The act of implying or the condition of being implied. (noun)
  • Something that is implied, especially: (noun)
  • An indirect indication; a suggestion. (noun)
  • An implied meaning; implicit significance. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "implication" in a sentence
  • "The main implication is that the dripping water puts out the pilot from time to time, so unless you're constantly checking, you never know when your shower will be hot or cold."
  • "The plain implication is that the Bush administration is stashing Bin Laden somewhere, or somehow keeping his arrest in reserve, for an “October surprise.”"
  • "DID NOT make me the color that I am. the implication is the enemy is white folks ... and in the last example, the enemy is??"