implication

  • 1 implication — Implication …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 2 implication — [ ɛ̃plikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XVe « fait d être embrouillé »; lat. implicatio 1 ♦ (1611) Dr. Action d impliquer (qqn) dans une affaire criminelle. 2 ♦ Log. Relation logique consistant en ce qu une chose en implique une autre (si A, alors B). Log., math …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 implication — im·pli·ca·tion /ˌim plə kā shən/ n 1: the act of implicating: the state of being implicated 2: the act of implying: the state of being implied 3: something implied Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Implication — Im pli*ca tion, n. [L. implicatio: cf. F. implication.] 1. The act of implicating, or the state of being implicated. [1913 Webster] Three principal causes of firmness are. the grossness, the quiet contact, and the implication of component parts.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 implication — implication, inference are often interchangeable, but they may be distinguished when they specifically refer to something that is hinted at but not explicitly stated. Implication applies to what is hinted, whether the writer or speaker is aware… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 Implication — can refer to:* Logic: ** Logical implication as regarded in mathematical logic. ** Material conditional as regarded in philosophical logic.:* Entailment (pragmatics):Also, in linguistics, there are different specialized related notions::*… …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 implication — Implication. s. f. v. Engagement dans une affaire criminelle. On le vouloit impliquer dans le crime, & par cette implication le rendre incapable de tenir Office ny Benefice …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 8 Implication — Implication, lat. deutsch, Verwickelung; impliciren, verwickeln; einschließen; implicite, lat., eingeschlossen; mitbegriffen …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 9 Implication —   [engl.], Implikation …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 implication — (n.) early 15c., action of entangling, from L. implicationem (nom. implicatio) interweaving, entanglement, from pp. stem of implicare involve, entangle, connect closely, from assimilated form of in into, in, on, upon (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) +… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 implication — [n] association, suggestion assumption, conclusion, connection, connotation, entanglement, guess, hint, hypothesis, incrimination, indication, inference, innuendo, intimation, involvement, link, meaning, overtone, presumption, ramification,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 implication — ► NOUN 1) the implicit conclusion that can be drawn from something. 2) a likely consequence. 3) the action of implicating or the state of being implicated. DERIVATIVES implicational adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 implication — [im΄pli kā′shən] n. [ME implicacioun < L implicatio] 1. an implicating or being implicated 2. an implying or being implied 3. a) something implied, from which an inference may be drawn b) Logic a formal relationship between two propositions… …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 implication — implicational, adj. /im pli kay sheuhn/, n. 1. something implied or suggested as naturally to be inferred or understood: to resent an implication of dishonesty. 2. the act of implying: His implication of immediate changes surprised us. 3. the… …

    Universalium

  • 15 implication */*/*/ — UK [ˌɪmplɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms implication : singular implication plural implications 1) [countable, usually plural] a possible effect or result have implications for: We believe that GM crops will have serious implications for the… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 implication — n. 1) a derogatory, negative; subtle implication 2) an implication for 3) an implication that + clause (I resent your implication that my work is unsatisfactory) 4) by implication * * * [ˌɪmplɪ keɪʃ(ə)n] negative subtle implication a derogatory… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 implication — im|pli|ca|tion [ ,ımplı keıʃn ] noun *** 1. ) count usually plural a possible effect or result: implication of: We need to consider the financial implications of these changes. have implications for: We believe that genetically modified crops… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 implication — noun 1 possible effect/result ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, crucial, enormous, important, major, massive, significant, strong ▪ main …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 implication — im|pli|ca|tion W2 [ˌımplıˈkeıʃən] n 1.) [C usually plural] a possible future effect or result of an action, event, decision etc implication of ▪ What are the implications of these proposals? ▪ This election has profound implications for the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 implication — (in pli ka sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Terme de jurisprudence. Action d impliquer, état d une personne impliquée dans une affaire criminelle. L implication dans une affaire criminelle. 2°   En termes d école, contradiction,… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré


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