Definition of 'imply'
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And she is straight on the defensive if any of my questions imply a criticism. Times, Sunday Times (2007)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)But there's something in the way she says it that implies catastrophe. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Their Lordships implied no criticism of counsel. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Incredibly, in the present context, some are saying things that imply just this notion. Christianity Today (2000)To suggest otherwise implies, disgracefully, that victims are somehow complicit in the violence against them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)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)
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Translations for 'imply'
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.
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