[ im-plahyd ]
/ ɪmˈplaɪd /
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involved, indicated, or suggested without being directly or explicitly stated; tacitly understood: an implied rebuke; an implied compliment.
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OTHER WORDS FROM impliedim·pli·ed·ly [im-plahy-id-lee], /ɪmˈplaɪ ɪd li/, adverbun·im·plied, adjectivewell-im·plied, adjective
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How to use implied in a sentence
That kind of implied performance boost isn’t going to be enough to cover the warts on some of the more flawed division leaders.There’s no such thing as home-field advantage in the NFL this season|Neil Greenberg|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Does not every meeting of the repeal party impliedly make an assault upon our constitution?Popery! As it Was and as it Is|William Hogan
Everybody always went armed in Boisé, as the gravestones impliedly testified.Red Men and White|Owen Wister
The proclamation of 1858, impliedly promised some such free autonomous representative government.India for Indians|C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
Dramatic works were specifically and playright impliedly protected.Copyright: Its History and Its Law|Richard Rogers Bowker
Native citizens take no oath of citizenship, expressly or impliedly, whatever the latter word may mean.
British Dictionary definitions for implied
/ (ɪmˈplaɪd) /
hinted at or suggested; not directly expressedan implied criticism
Derived forms of impliedimpliedly (ɪmˈplaɪɪdlɪ), adverb
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