to suggest that something is true, or that you think something is true, without saying it directly The text of the Constitution implies that each house must take all its decisions by majority vote.
if something implies another thing, that other thing is probably true Pakistan's GNP grew at a healthy 2.7% per year, implying a doubling in living standards between 1965 and 1996.
- Do you mean to imply that my client is dishonest?
- His consent was implied by his failure to object.
- You seem to imply that you are not interested in settling this matter.
- His refusal to sign the waiver logically implied that he intended to defend his rights.
- Although we concede this point, that in no way implies that we accept liability in this matter.
- Failure to appear in court on a parking ticket automatically implies that you accept that you are in the wrong.