implication


implication
im·pli·ca·tion /ˌim-plə-'kā-shən/ n
1: the act of implicating: the state of being implicated
2: the act of implying: the state of being implied
3: something implied

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

implication
I (incriminating involvement) noun complicity, connection, crimination, culpability, enmeshment, entanglement, inculpation, link associated concepts: implication of a codefendant II (inference) noun 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 foreign phrases:
- Omissio eorum quae taclte insunt nihil operatur. — The omission of those things which are tacitly expressed is unimportant
III 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. . 2006


implication
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. . 2008.


implication
n. An inference.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • 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

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  • Implication — Implication, lat. deutsch, Verwickelung; impliciren, verwickeln; einschließen; implicite, lat., eingeschlossen; mitbegriffen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Implication —   [engl.], Implikation …   Universal-Lexikon

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