implied


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im·ply

 (ĭm-plī′)
tr.v. im·plied, im·ply·ing, im·plies
1.
a. To express or state indirectly: She implied that she was in a hurry.
b. To make evident indirectly: His fine clothes implied that he was wealthy. See Synonyms at suggest. See Usage Note at infer.
2. To involve by logical necessity; entail: Life implies growth and death.

[Middle English implien, from Old French emplier, to enfold, from Latin implicāre; see implicate.]

implied

(ɪmˈplaɪd)
adj
hinted at or suggested; not directly expressed: an implied criticism.
impliedly adv

implied

  • subaudition - The act of understanding something that is implied but not overtly expressed; the act of reading between the lines or otherwise understanding a message that is implicit.
  • tacenda, tacit - Tacenda are things not to be mentioned or made public—things better left unsaid; tacit means "unspoken, silent" or "implied, inferred."
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implied

adjective suggested, inherent, indirect, hinted at, implicit, unspoken, tacit, undeclared, insinuated, unstated, unexpressed She felt undermined by the implied criticism.

implied

adjective
Conveyed indirectly without words or speech:
Idiom: taken for granted.
Translations

implied

[ɪmˈplaɪd]
A. ADJimplícito, tácito
it is not stated but it is impliedno se declara abiertamente pero se sobreentiende
B. CPD implied warranty Ngarantía f implícita

implied

adjimpliziert; threat alsoindirekt
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Van Brandt; and not a word dropped from her lips which implied, directly or indirectly, that I had pained or disappointed her.
The suspicion which those words implied had never occurred to my mind.
Although the statement thus presented implied a weakness in Mrs.
Naturally frank and straightforward in all her own dealings, Miss Garth shrank from plainly pursuing her doubts to this result: a want of loyalty toward her tried and valued friend seemed implied in the mere dawning of it on her mind.
His tone implied something more than mere hopefulness or resolution.
He gives a very plausible account of her behaviour at Langford; I wish it may be true, but his intelligence must come from herself, and I am less disposed to believe it than to lament the degree of intimacy subsisting, between them implied by the discussion of such a subject.
These laws, taken in the largest sense, being Growth with Reproduction; Inheritance which is almost implied by reproduction; Variability from the indirect and direct action of the external conditions of life, and from use and disuse; a Ratio of Increase so high as to lead to a Struggle for Life, and as a consequence to Natural Selection, entailing Divergence of Character and the Extinction of less-improved forms.
These churches were symbolized in the Scriptures as candlesticks, and on certain conditions there was a sort of implied promise that Smyrna should be endowed with a "crown of life.
Another way to measure the upside potential of the market from the risk perspective is to get the excess returns between the implied returns of PSE index stocks based on current P/E ratios and the conventional required rate of returns.
This study offers a critical analysis of the concepts of implied principles, the rule of law, and the separation of powers, and demonstrates how these principles can be applied in cases raising questions of human rights.
On Friday, December 4, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case raising the questions of whether implied certification liability is permissible under the False Claims Act and, if so, under what circumstances.
A tenancy agreement can be made up of : express terms; and terms implied by statute terms implied by common law.