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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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The graying population will have far reaching implications for the country's economic policy, structural reform and investment return.
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He discusses the implication of this view of destiny for our understanding of human agency and responsibility.
One further implication of the Code of Practice on classroom teachers is, therefore, the ability to correctly match the work expected from pupils with their ability to do it, to differentiate the curriculum.
Put the implication, the 'so what,' the impact right there in the lead.
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Thus, a second implication is that CEOs can no longer be merely transactional managers who put out fires in the plant, exhort the sales force, consider capacity expansion and otherwise manage the day-to-day transaction of business.
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This program announcement replaces the regular research grant (R01) component of PA-96-042, The Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Genetics Research.
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Having identified these genetic polymorphisms, researchers then will examine their functional implications more carefully (4).