French translation of 'imply'
1. (= hint) vouloir dire par là
What are you implying? Que veux-tu dire par là ?
to imply that ... vouloir dire par là que ...
I don’t wish to imply that you are stupid. Je ne veux pas dire par là que tu es stupide.
2. (= mean) impliquer
3. (= suggest)
to imply (that) ... impliquer que ...
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And she is straight on the defensive if any of my questions imply a criticism.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Their Lordships implied no criticism of counsel.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
To suggest otherwise implies, disgracefully, that victims are somehow complicit in the violence against them.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But there's something in the way she says it that implies catastrophe.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
As in the former case there can be no expressed or implied suggestion that such products are beneficial to health.E For Additives (1987)
One says it implies some heads aren't doing their job properly.The Sun (2010)
What this implies, he suggests, is that the recent rallies in some eurozone government bonds are actually due to foreign investors buying in anticipation.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Incredibly, in the present context, some are saying things that imply just this notion.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: imply VERB
If you imply that something is the case, you say something which indicates that it is the case in an indirect way.
'Are you implying that I have something to do with those attacks?' she asked coldly.
Translation of imply from the Collins English to French Dictionary