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Synonyms for implication

a subtle quality underlying or felt to underlie a situation, action, or person

Synonyms for implication

something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)

a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred

an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection

a logical relation between propositions p and q of the form 'if p then q'

a relation implicated by virtue of involvement or close connection (especially an incriminating involvement)

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Had the Constitution been silent on this head, there can be no doubt that all the particular powers requisite as means of executing the general powers would have resulted to the government, by unavoidable implication.
Morleena was a fine baby,' remarked Mr Kenwigs; as if this were rather an attack, by implication, upon the family.
The way Tobin put it,it did seem to corroborate the art of prediction, though it looked to me that these accidents could happen to any one at Coney without the implication of palmistry.
The speaker having folded his arms, and set in comfortably to address his depreciation of them Mails to any of the bystanders who would listen, several voices, out of pure sympathy with the sufferer, confirmed him; one voice saying to Clennam, 'They're a public nuisance, them Mails, sir;' another, 'I see one on 'em pull up within half a inch of a boy, last night;' another, 'I see one on 'em go over a cat, sir--and it might have been your own mother;' and all representing, by implication, that if he happened to possess any public influence, he could not use it better than against them Mails.
Startled by the implication that his face revealed too much of his mind, Bradley made an effort to clear his brow.
The under review with positive implications follows the recent announcement that Converium AG (Converium) (Zurich, Switzerland) has entered into a definitive agreement with National Indemnity Company, (Omaha, NE) a Berkshire Hathaway company, to sell CHNA, its North American operation.
has placed the financial strength ratings (FSR) of C++ (Marginal) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of "b" of the Royal & SunAlliance USA Insurance Pool (R&SAUS) and Royal Surplus Lines Insurance Company (RSLIC) under review with developing implications pending the completion of the proposed sale of these operations to Arrowpoint Capital, a new company formed by the existing management team of these operations.
A detailed 10-year guide to global supply and demand, oil price prospects and their economic and business implications.
All FSR and debt ratings have been placed under review with negative implications.
has placed the financial strength rating (FSR) of B++ (Very Good) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of "bbb+" of SCOR (France) and its rated entities under review with positive implications.
Best has also commented that the ratings on the newly acquired subsidiaries of GE Insurance Solutions Corporation (Overland Park, KS)--excluding Employers Reassurance Corporation--remain under review with developing implications.
provides the first comprehensive assessment of ATC (Ancillary Terrestrial Component) technology (known as Complementary Ground Component or CGC in Europe) and its implications for the Mobile Satellite Services industry.
com/reports/c36394) has announced the addition of "Georgia: Russian Foreign Energy Policy and Implications for Georgia's Energy Security 1st Edition" to their offering.
We then examine the cost-containment implications of Rx-to-OTC switching in two drug classes that have had recent switch approvals (nonsedating antihistamines and proton pump inhibitors) and two classes that may see switches in the near future (statins and obesity therapies).
Such multicultural market environments call for new marketing concepts and methodologies as well as empirical research into the implications of multicultural diversity for marketers.