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Verb: imply  im'plI
  1. Express or state indirectly
    - connote
  2. Suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic
  3. Have as a logical consequence
    "The water shortage implies that we have to stop taking long showers";
    - entail, mean
  4. Suggest that someone is guilty
    - incriminate, inculpate [archaic]
  5. Have as a necessary feature
    "This decision implies many changes";
    - involve

Derived forms: implied, implies, implying

Type of: evince [formal], evoke, express, feature, have, necessitate, paint a picture, show, suggest

Encyclopedia: Imply