Implying | Definition of Implying at Dictionary.com
Implying definition, to indicate or suggest without being explicitly stated: His words implied a lack of faith. See more.
Implying - definition of implying by The Free Dictionary
imply. imply, infer - A speaker or writer implies, a hearer or reader infers; implications are incorporated in statements, while inferences are deduced from statements. Imply means "suggest indirectly that something is true," while infer means "conclude or deduce something is true"; furthermore, to imply is to suggest or throw out a suggestion, while to infer is to include or take in a suggestion.
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We are accustomed to think of suffering as implying the possibility of joy. (implying that if he delighted in censure he might have abundant opportunity of finding fault).
Imply | Definition of Imply by Merriam-Webster
Infer vs. Imply: Usage Guide. Sir Thomas More is the first writer known to have used both infer and imply in their approved senses in 1528 (with infer meaning "to deduce from facts" and imply meaning "to hint at"). He is also the first to have used infer in a sense close in meaning to imply (1533). Both of these uses of infer coexisted without comment until some time around the end of World War I.
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Implying that gray areas of the law have been settled: Federal courts have split over the question of "student-initiated" prayer at school events such as graduation, assemblies and sporting matches.
IMPLYING | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
implying definition: 1. present participle of imply 2. to communicate an idea or feeling without saying it directly: 3. used to show that the name, etc. of something tells you something about it: . Learn more.
IMPLY | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Imply dictionary definition | imply defined
imply definition: Imply is defined as to suggest or express something indirectly or to involve something naturally. (verb) An example of imply is a man asking a woman out for coffee with friends. An example of imply is to hint to someone that thei...
Imply Synonyms, Imply Antonyms | Merriam-Webster Thesaurus
suggest, imply, hint, intimate, insinuate mean to convey an idea indirectly. suggest may stress putting into the mind by association of ideas, awakening of a desire, or initiating a train of thought.. a film title that suggests its subject matter; imply is close to suggest but may indicate a more definite or logical relation of the unexpressed idea to the expressed.