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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (5)

1. something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied);
- Example: "his resignation had political implications"
[syn: deduction, entailment, implication]

2. a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred;
- Example: "the significance of his remark became clear only later"
- Example: "the expectation was spread both by word and by implication"
[syn: significance, import, implication]

3. an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection;

4. a logical relation between propositions p and q of the form `if p then q'; if p is true then q cannot be false;
[syn: implication, logical implication, conditional relation]

5. a relation implicated by virtue of involvement or close connection (especially an incriminating involvement);
- Example: "he was suspected of implication in several robberies"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. An implying, or that which is implied, but not expressed; an inference, or something which may fairly be understood, though not expressed in words. [1913 Webster] Whatever things, therefore, it was asserted that the king might do, it was a necessary implication that there were other things which he could not do. --Hallam. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

implication n 1: something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied); "his resignation had political implications" [syn: deduction, entailment, implication] 2: a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred; "the significance of his remark became clear only later"; "the expectation was spread both by word and by implication" [syn: significance, import, implication] 3: an accusation that brings into intimate and usually incriminating connection 4: a logical relation between propositions p and q of the form `if p then q'; if p is true then q cannot be false [syn: implication, logical implication, conditional relation] 5: a relation implicated by virtue of involvement or close connection (especially an incriminating involvement); "he was suspected of implication in several robberies"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

180 Moby Thesaurus words for "implication": absorption, accusal, accusation, accusing, affective meaning, allegation, allegement, allegory, allusion, arcane meaning, arraignability, arraignableness, arraignment, assault, association, assumption, attack, bearing, bill of particulars, blame, blameworthiness, bloody hands, bringing of charges, bringing to book, broad hint, burden, censurability, censurableness, censure, charge, chargeability, citation, clue, coloration, coloring, complaint, complicity, conclusion, connection, connotation, consequence, count, criminality, cue, culpability, delation, denotation, denouncement, denunciation, dirty hands, drift, effect, embarrassment, engagement, enmeshment, entailment, entanglement, essence, extension, force, gentle hint, gesture, gist, glimmer, glimmering, grammatical meaning, guilt, guiltiness, guilty conscience, hint, idea, impact, impeachability, impeachableness, impeachment, implied meaning, import, impugnment, imputation, inclusion, incrimination, inculpation, index, indication, indictability, indictableness, indictment, inference, information, inkling, innuendo, insinuation, intension, intimation, involution, involvement, ironic suggestion, kick, lawsuit, laying of charges, lexical meaning, literal meaning, look, meaning, metaphorical sense, nod, nuance, nudge, occult meaning, onus, overtone, peccancy, pertinence, pith, plaint, point, practical consequence, presumption, presupposition, prompt, prosecution, purport, range of meaning, real meaning, red-handedness, reference, referent, relation, relevance, reprehensibility, reproach, reproachableness, reprovability, reprovableness, scent, scope, semantic cluster, semantic field, sense, sign, signal, significance, signification, significatum, signifie, span of meaning, spirit, spoor, structural meaning, subsense, subsidiary sense, substance, subsumption, suggestion, suit, sum, sum and substance, supposition, suspicion, symbolic meaning, symbolism, symptom, taxing, telltale, tenor, tinge, totality of associations, touch, track, transferred meaning, true bill, unadorned meaning, undercurrent, undermeaning, undertone, unspoken accusation, value, veiled accusation, whisper, wink
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

implies implication imply (=> or a thin right arrow) A binary Boolean function and logical connective. A => B is a true implication unless A is true and B is false. The truth table is A B | A => B ----+------- F F | T F T | T T F | F T T | T It is surprising at first that A => B is always true if A is false, but if X => Y then we would expect that (X & Z) => Y for any Z. If A is actually an expression X & Y then the implication is called a syllogism. (2009-10-28)
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

IMPLICATION. An inference of something not directly declared, but arising from what is admitted or expressed. 2. It is a rule that when the law gives anything to a man, it gives him by implication all that is necessary for its enjoyment. It is also a rule that when a man accepts an office, he undertakes by implication to use it according to law, and by non-user he may forfeit it. 2 B1. Com. 152. 3. An estate in fee simple will pass by implication; 6 John.. R. 185; IS John. R. 31; 2 Binn. R. 464, 532; such implication must not only be a possible or probable one, but it must be plain and necessary that is, so strong a probability of intention that an intention contrary to that imputed to the testator cannot be supposed. 1 Ves. & B. 466; Willes, 141; 1 Ves. jr. 564; 14 John. R. 198. Vide, generally, Com. Dig. Estates by Devise, N 12, 13; 2 Rop. Leg. 342; 14 Vin. Ab. 341; 5 Ves. 805; 5 Ves. 582; 3 Ves. 676.