im·pli·ca·tion /ˌim-plə-'kā-shən/ n1: the act of implicating: the state of being implicated2: the act of implying: the state of being implied3: something implied
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
(incriminating involvement) noun
complicity, connection, crimination, culpability, enmeshment, entanglement, inculpation, link
associated concepts: implication of a codefendant
allusion, broad meaning, coloring, connotation, hidden meaning, hint, import, indication, innuendo, insinuation, intimation, overtone, signification, suggested meaning, suggestion, tacit inference
associated concepts: easement by implication, gift by implication, grant by implication, necessary implication
- Omissio eorum quae taclte insunt nihil operatur. — The omission of those things which are tacitly expressed is unimportantIII index affiliation (connectedness), attribution, blame (responsibility), caveat, condemnation (blame), connotation, content (meaning), context, deduction (conclusion), entanglement (involvement), gist (substance), hint, incrimination, inculpation, indicant, indication, inference, innuendo, insinuation, intimation, main point, mention (reference), nuance, reference (allusion), referral, signification, suggestion
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.A conclusion that can be drawn from information but that is not expressly stated; a likely consequence.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
n. An inference.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
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implication — Implication … Thresor de la langue françoyse
implication — [ ɛ̃plikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XVe « fait d être embrouillé »; lat. implicatio 1 ♦ (1611) Dr. Action d impliquer (qqn) dans une affaire criminelle. 2 ♦ Log. Relation logique consistant en ce qu une chose en implique une autre (si A, alors B). Log., math … Encyclopédie Universelle
Implication — Im pli*ca tion, n. [L. implicatio: cf. F. implication.] 1. The act of implicating, or the state of being implicated. [1913 Webster] Three principal causes of firmness are. the grossness, the quiet contact, and the implication of component parts.… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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implication — Implication. s. f. v. Engagement dans une affaire criminelle. On le vouloit impliquer dans le crime, & par cette implication le rendre incapable de tenir Office ny Benefice … Dictionnaire de l'Académie française
Implication — Implication, lat. deutsch, Verwickelung; impliciren, verwickeln; einschließen; implicite, lat., eingeschlossen; mitbegriffen … Herders Conversations-Lexikon
Implication — [engl.], Implikation … Universal-Lexikon
implication — (n.) early 15c., action of entangling, from L. implicationem (nom. implicatio) interweaving, entanglement, from pp. stem of implicare involve, entangle, connect closely, from assimilated form of in into, in, on, upon (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) +… … Etymology dictionary
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