Origin of imply
usage note for imply
OTHER WORDS FROM implyre·im·ply, verb (used with object), re·im·plied, re·im·ply·ing.su·per·im·ply, verb (used with object), su·per·im·plied, su·per·im·ply·ing.
How to use imply in a sentence
I’m implying that we don’t have a very good idea about how well it works.Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 1: TV) (Ep. 440)|Stephen J. Dubner|November 19, 2020|Freakonomics
When this type of complexity is low, I study when it implies periodicity, which is a simple pattern that repeats over and over.
An earlier version of this article included a quote implying that Down syndrome is a mental illness.Why Britney Spears’s fans are convinced she’s being held captive|Constance Grady|November 11, 2020|Vox
After 1860, Charles Darwin’s new theory of evolution also implied a very old Earth, to provide time for the diversity of species to evolve.
It’s also worth noting here that, in spite of the fact that Apple has had a LOT of smaller events in recent months, this is the company’s last event before the holiday season is in full force — as the name implies.What we expect from Apple’s ‘One More Thing’ Mac event|Brian Heater|November 9, 2020|TechCrunch
Also, requesting world peace implies that there are no bad guys in the world who need to be fought.
The skit also implies that executive orders are a new aspect of governance.SNL Parodies Schoolhouse Rock Hilariously, Gets A Lot Wrong|Jack Holmes, The Daily Beast Video|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As their name implies, they devised bespoke tools and techniques for breaking into computers.
Not the least is what it implies for the financing of the project.Virgin Galactic’s Flight Path to Disaster: A Clash of High Risk and Hyperbole|Clive Irving|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It implies that GMOs are the opposite of butterflies and blades of grass.
This contrast implies a great wrong somewhere, and for which somebody must be responsible.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
This opinion implies a limited acquaintance with the different kind of memories.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Citizen-ship implies the duty of allegiance to the government, and the right of protection from it.
An executed contract, as the name implies, is completed, an executory contract is to be executed or completed.
A purely passive defence is not possible for us; it implies losing ground by degrees—and we have not a yard to lose.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton