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- adj. Suggested without being stated directly.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of imply.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Virtually involved or included; involved in substance; inferential; tacitly conceded; -- the correlative of express, or expressed. See imply.
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Another absurdity of this dogma about "implied faith" is, that where there was no power to exact an _express_ pledge, there was none to demand an _implied_ one, and where there was no power to _give_ the one, there was none to give the _other_.
Even her name implied God wanted her to be his, holding Christ within it as it did.
At that moment, I realized our title implied an exclusivity, like a “members-only” club.
The phrase implied to me an accident, and wrongful convictions can never be written off as accidental.
In his memoir, "Decision Points," Mr. Bush writes that the title implied that opponents of the Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act were unpatriotic.
The word implied that we were merry mates all pulling together for Jesse, when in actuality, I felt like I was the one doing all the heavy lifting.
The nuclear winter debate of the 1980s was about the possibly disastrous effects of a nuclear war on the Earth's atmosphere and climate, thus on agriculture, and human beings; the term implied that the dust and soot released into the atmosphere by nuclear bombs and the resulting fires would drop world-wide temperatures enough to turn summer into winter.
That worked well enough for a decade or two because everybody who talked kilobytes knew that the term implied 1024 bytes.
Some on the left said the title implied that some progressives were anti-growth while one conservative blog suggested the title was an oxymoron.
The name implied that it was a hookup tool for people who were married but who wanted to carry on as though they werent.
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