Synonyms of implication


1. deduction, entailment, implication, inference, illation

usage: something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied); "his resignation had political implications"

2. significance, import, implication, meaning, substance

usage: 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"

3. implication, accusation, accusal

usage: an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection

4. implication, logical implication, conditional relation, logical relation

usage: a logical relation between propositions p and q of the form `if p then q'; if p is true then q cannot be false

5. implication, involvement

usage: a relation implicated by virtue of involvement or close connection (especially an incriminating involvement); "he was suspected of implication in several robberies"

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Definition and meaning of implication (Dictionary)