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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
imply /im'plai/
  • ngoại động từ
    • ý nói; ngụ ý; bao hàm ý
      • silence implies consent: im lặng là ngụ ý bằng lòng
      • do you imply that I am not telling the truth?: ý anh muốn nói rằng tôi không kể sự thực phải không?
Concise Dictionary
implied|implies|implyingɪm'plaɪ
verb
+express or state indirectly
+suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic
+have as a logical consequence
+suggest that someone is guilty
+have as a necessary feature or consequence; entail

Thesaurus Dictionary
v.
1 suggest, hint (at), intimate, insinuate:
Are you implying that I don't know what I'm talking about?
2 connote, allude to, refer to, advert to, signify, signal, betoken, denote, indicate, mean, express; involve, include, evidence, assume, presume, entail:
Silence sometimes implies consent. Discovery of the tools implies a more advanced culture.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb (implies, implying, implied, implied)
1 to suggest that sth is true or that you feel or think sth, without saying so directly: [V (that)] Are you implying (that) I am wrong? + [VN] I disliked the implied criticism in his voice. + His silence seemed to imply agreement. [also VN that] - INFER
2 to make it seem likely that sth is true or exists: [V (that)] The survey implies (that) more people are moving house than was thought. + [VN] The fact that she was here implies a degree of interest. [also VN that]
3 [VN] (of an idea, action, etc.) to make sth necessary in order to be successful: The project implies an enormous investment in training. + Sustainable development implies a long-term perspective.
See also - IMPLICATION
Collocation Dictionary
verb

ADV.

clearly, heavily, strongly | simply | generally, normally, usually | automatically | not necessarily
This does not necessarily imply that children achieve better results in private schools.
| in no way
They believe that submission in no way implies inferiority.

VERB + IMPLY

seem to
The letter seems to imply that the minister knew about the business deals.
| intend to, mean to
I never meant to imply any criticism.
| take sth to
This statement should not be taken to imply that the government is exonerated of all blame.

PHRASES

express or implied
the express or implied terms of the contract


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