or suggested as naturally to be inferred or understood: to resent an implication of dishonesty.
the state of being implied: to know only by implication.
Logic. the relation that holds between two propositions, or classes of propositions, in virtue of which one is logically deducible from the other.
the act of implicating
or indicating that one or more persons may be involved, as in a crime: The implication of his accomplices came only after hours of grueling questioning by the police.