Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb imply

5 senses of imply

Sense 1
imply, connote -- (express or state indirectly)
       => express, show, evince -- (give expression to; "She showed her disappointment")

Sense 2
imply -- (suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic)
       => express, show, evince -- (give expression to; "She showed her disappointment")

Sense 3
entail, imply, mean -- (have as a logical consequence; "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers")
       => necessitate -- (cause to be a concomitant)

Sense 4
incriminate, imply, inculpate -- (suggest that someone is guilty)
       => suggest, evoke, paint a picture -- (call to mind; "this remark evoked sadness")

Sense 5
imply, involve -- (have as a necessary feature; "This decision involves many changes")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

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