Origin of implication
Examples from the Web for implications
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
In an effort to cope with the implications of this question, Americans have subtly but sweepingly shifted their ideals.
Well, the implications would be many and weighty, both for the diminished USA and for the new entity.
We all got involved and got ourselves in trouble by really not looking at the implications of it.
Misunderstanding the implications of education and setting false priorities are also frequently invoked.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
The Dialogue allows these and related distinctions to emerge, even though it does not grapple with their implications.A Dialogue upon the Gardens|William Gilpin
But Winnie's numb brain was on another tack; she did not pursue the implications of Mrs. O'Leary's remark.Mrs. Maxon Protests|Anthony Hope
Men courted her still, slyly and disgustingly, but she felt herself insulted by the adventure, degraded by the implications.What Will People Say?|Rupert Hughes
But there is another reason why people are apt to suppose the doctrine of evolution to be materialistic in its implications.A Century of Science and Other Essays|John Fiske
- 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
early 15c., "action of entangling," from Latin implicationem (nominative implicatio) "interweaving, entanglement," from past participle stem of implicare "involve, entangle, connect closely," from assimilated form of in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + plicare "to fold" (see ply (v.1)). Meaning "something implied (but not expressed)" is from 1550s.