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Synonyms for imply
ɪmˈplaɪim·p·ly

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Wiktionary

  1. implyverb

    to have as a necessary consequence

    The proposition that all dogs are mammals implies that my dog is a mammal

    Synonyms:
    entail

  2. implyverb

    Synonyms:
    hint, allude, insinuate, suggest

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. imply

    Advert, mention, and refer are used of language that more or less distinctly utters a certain thought; the others of language from which it may be inferred. We allude to a matter slightly, perhaps by a word or phrase, as it were in byplay; we advert to it when we turn from our path to treat it; we refer to it by any clear utterance that distinctly turns the mind or attention to it; as, marginal figures refer to a parallel passage; we mention a thing by explicit word, as by naming it. The speaker adverted to the recent disturbances and the remissness of certain public officers; tho he mentioned no name, it was easy to see to whom he alluded. One may hint at a thing in a friendly way, but what is insinuated is always unfavorable, generally both hostile and cowardly. One may indicate his wishes, intimate his plans, imply his opinion, signify his will, suggest a course of action. Compare SUGGESTION.

    Synonyms:
    advert, allude, hint, indicate, insinuate, intimate, mention, point, refer, signify, suggest

    Preposition:
    The passage evidently alludes to the Jewish Passover.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. imply

    Synonyms:
    involve, mean, indicate, suggest, hint, import, denote, include

    Antonyms:
    express, declare, state, pronounce

Princeton's WordNet

  1. imply, connoteverb

    express or state indirectly

    Synonyms:
    predicate, incriminate, involve, inculpate, entail, connote, mean

  2. implyverb

    suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic

    Synonyms:
    connote, inculpate, incriminate, entail, mean, involve

  3. entail, imply, meanverb

    have as a logical consequence

    "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers"

    Synonyms:
    intend, incriminate, involve, implicate, inculpate, entail, have in mind, connote, stand for, signify, fee-tail, mean, think, think of

  4. incriminate, imply, inculpateverb

    suggest that someone is guilty

    Synonyms:
    incriminate, involve, accuse, inculpate, entail, impeach, connote, mean, criminate

  5. imply, involveverb

    have as a necessary feature

    "This decision involves many changes"

    Synonyms:
    entail, call for, demand, mean, involve, need, postulate, require, affect, necessitate, inculpate, incriminate, ask, regard, connote, take

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. implyverb

    Synonyms:
    involve (as a consequence), include (by implication), import, signify, mean

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "imply":

    involve, mean, entail, term, insinuate, suggest

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How to use imply in a sentence?

  1. Manuel Oliver:

    We are in a moment that is exactly what we need as a society. We need less guns and more roses because roses imply love, crime is rising every single day and there’s more victims today than a year ago. I like to see results based on saving lives.

  2. Margaret Schwarze:

    The bypass is not fixing their problem, it will often make them feel better because their leg doesn't hurt so much but to even imply that I am fixing this patient's disease is incorrect.

  3. Daniel Redondo:

    We don't believe in self sufficiency. We believe in supplying the country's needs, self sufficiency would imply to have an exportable surplus and that is not going to happen soon.

  4. Hunter Biden:

    Justlet him go. Dont hurt Just let him go. This is not a Trump rally. This is a real rally. With Texas considered a battleground state in the 2020 presidential race, Biden refrained from side-swiping any other top-tier Democratic rivals despite tightening polls ahead of Februarys primary and caucus in New Hampshire and Iowa, respectively, the first times voters will actually help determine the partys nominee for the White House. With the protester gone, Biden resumed his verbal attack on Trump. As my mother would say, God bless me. Bless me, Father, for I have sinned, Biden said, making the sign of the cross before continuing his rebuke of the president. Biden then seemed to imply that Trump was responsible for the Aug. 3 shooting at a Walmartin El Paso, Texas, that left 22 people dead. Remember in 18, {Trump] claimed there was an invasion of Latinos coming across the border? Theyre going to invade and pollute America, well guess what? The words presidents say matter. It didnt take long after that, that a guy down in El Paso walked into a parking lot and gunneddown a lot of innocent people and he says, Im doing it to prevent the invasion of Texas by Hispanics. CLICK HERE FOR THE ALL-NEWFOXBUSINESS.COM Authorities said the suspect,Patrick Crusius, 21, of Allen, Texas, had written a manifesto that said the shooting was fueled by fear of an.

  5. The Obama EPA:

    To imply members of Betsy Southerland leadership are not committed to addressing PFAS is just ridiculous and completely false, taking action to address per - and polyfluoroalkyl substances( PFAS) is a top priority for the Administrator, Betsy Southerland leadership and the entire agency.


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