|1.||[ verb ] express or state indirectly|
|Related terms:||express connotation|
|2.||[ verb ] (logic) suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic|
|Related terms:||express suggest presuppose connote implication|
|3.||[ verb ] have as a logical consequence|
"The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers"
|Related terms:||necessitate deduction|
|4.||[ verb ] suggest that someone is guilty|
|Related terms:||suggest crime incrimination crime|
|5.||[ verb ] have as a necessary feature or consequence; entail|
"This decision involves many changes"
|Related terms:||necessitate carry involvement|