implied (See imply)
1 express or state indirectly [syn: connote]
2 suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic
3 have as a logical consequence; "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers" [syn: entail, mean]
5 have as a necessary feature or consequence; entail; "This decision involves many changes" [syn: involve] [also: implied]implied adj : indicated by necessary connotation though not expressed directly; "gave silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood provisos of a custody agreement" [syn: silent, tacit, understood]
- /ɪmˈplaɪd/, /Im"plaId/
- Suggested without being stated directly.
- past of imply