Origin of implication
OTHER WORDS FROM implicationim·pli·ca·tion·al, adjectivenon·im·pli·ca·tion, noun
How to use implication in a sentence
What’s more, the IT giant reckons the experiment could have big implications for data centers on dry land, too.Microsoft hails success of its undersea data center experiment—and says it could have implications on dry land, too|David Meyer|September 15, 2020|Fortune
How Tenet, Mulan, and I’m Thinking of Ending Things perform has broad implications for the future.This is the most important movie weekend of the year|Alissa Wilkinson|September 4, 2020|Vox
The answers to that question are emerging, and they carry implications both for endangered species and our own household pets.Everything we know—and don’t know—about human-to-animal COVID transmission|jakemeth|September 4, 2020|Fortune
The implications for small businesses, in particular, are huge.Google’s search terms move will make millions in ad spend invisible to advertisers|Ginny Marvin|September 3, 2020|Search Engine Land
The loss of this data could have real financial implications for advertisers.Google Ads to limit Search Terms reporting, citing privacy|Ginny Marvin|September 2, 2020|Search Engine Land
And if the Martian methane is a real thing, it has some interesting implications.
It seems like a nuanced distinction, but it could have huge implications.What the U.S. Can Learn from Europe About Dealing with Terrorists|Scott Beauchamp|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Among the casualties with the most dangerous implications for their future is education.
An overwhelming amount of subtleties and implications were going over my head.
Harris declined to comment to The Daily Beast on the implications of Initiative 71 for members of Congress.Can Congress Get Stoned Now That D.C. Has Legalized Marijuana?|Abby Haglage|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He wet his lips, staring, as he contemplated the unpleasant implications of it.Space Prison|Tom Godwin
He tried to catalogue all his knowledge, and the implications of that knowledge.The Status Civilization|Robert Sheckley
He was in no mood now to resent any implications as to the method by which the watch had come into his possession.
The word has religious implications, so I explain that I use it in my own meaning, as above.
Let us first consider the question, just what are the true and proper implications of monogamous love?
British Dictionary definitions for implication
- the operator that forms a sentence from two given sentences and corresponds to the English if … then …
- a sentence so formed. Usually written p→q or p⊃q, where p,q are the component sentences, it is true except when p (the antecedent) is true and q (the consequent) is false
- the relation between such sentences