Pronunciation: (im-plī'), [key]
—v.t., -plied, -ply•ing.
1. to indicate or suggest without being explicitly stated: His words implied a lack of faith.
2. (of words) to signify or mean.
3. to involve as a necessary circumstance: Speech implies a speaker.
4. Obs.to enfold.
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