|1.||[ noun ] (psychology,logic) something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)|
"his resignation had political implications"
|Related terms:||inference entail imply|
|2.||[ noun ] a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred|
"the significance of his remark became clear only later" "the expectation was spread both by word and by implication"
|Related terms:||meaning imply|
|3.||[ noun ] (law,criminal law) an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection|
|Related terms:||accusation insinuation unspoken_accusation incriminate|
|4.||[ noun ] (mathematics) a logical relation between propositions p and q of the form `if p then q'; if p is true then q cannot be false|
|Related terms:||logical_relation imply|
|5.||[ noun ] a relation implicated by virtue of involvement or close connection (especially an incriminating involvement)|
"he was suspected of implication in several robberies"
|Related terms:||involvement incriminate|