Definition Of imply


strongly suggest the truth or existence of (something not expressly stated).

the salesmen who uses jargon to imply his superior knowledge

Example Of imply

  • A local authority, although democratically elected and representative of the area, is not a sovereign body and can only do such things as are expressly or impliedly authorised by Parliament.

  • A payment may be made on such terms that it has been agreed, expressly or impliedly , by the recipient that, if it shall prove not to have been due, it will be repaid by him.

  • Although these models imply the possibility of negative interest rates, the chance is very low with well chosen parameters.

  • Amassing more data does not necessarily imply the acquisition of better information.

  • At the same time, the original article strongly implied that the memo came from the GOP.

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