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Definition of Implication

Implication

  1. The act of implicating, or the state of being implicated.
  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.

Implication Quotations

Greater than scene is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.
Eudora Welty

I love my country very dearly, and I greatly resent the implication that some of the places that I have sung and some of the people that I have known, and some of my opinions, whether they are religious or philosophical, make me less of an American.
Pete Seeger

There are problems with nursing - such as the issue of nurses all having to do degrees these days. But that doesn't mean to say the entire infrastructure of nursing is falling about and that it is populated by unfeeling psychopaths, which is, frankly, the implication sometimes.
Jo Brand

In Shakespearean tragedy the main source of the convulsion which produces suffering and death is never good: good contributes to this convulsion only from its tragic implication with its opposite in one and the same character.
Andrew Coyle Bradley

I can see why many Southerners, black ones in particular, don't like the implication that Southernness and the Confederate heritage are one and the same, because they're not. On the other hand, there are people who want to extirpate that completely and want folks to spit on the graves of their ancestors.
John Shelton Reed
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Implication Translations

implication in German is Folgerung, Implikation, Verwicklung, Implikation
implication in Norwegian is innblanding, innvikling