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A gold standard doesn't imply stability in the prices of the goods and services that people buy every day, it implies a stability in the price of gold itself.
Ben Bernanke

Meaning of "imply" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD IMPLY

From Old French emplier, from Latin implicāre to involve.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF IMPLY

imply  [ɪmˈplaɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IMPLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Imply is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb imply in English.

WHAT DOES IMPLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of imply in the English dictionary

The first definition of imply in the dictionary is to express or indicate by a hint; suggest. Other definition of imply is to suggest or involve as a necessary consequence. Imply is also to enable to be inferred.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO IMPLY

PRESENT

Present
I imply
you imply
he/she/it implies
we imply
you imply
they imply
Present continuous
I am implying
you are implying
he/she/it is implying
we are implying
you are implying
they are implying
Present perfect
I have implied
you have implied
he/she/it has implied
we have implied
you have implied
they have implied
Present perfect continuous
I have been implying
you have been implying
he/she/it has been implying
we have been implying
you have been implying
they have been implying
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I implied
you implied
he/she/it implied
we implied
you implied
they implied
Past continuous
I was implying
you were implying
he/she/it was implying
we were implying
you were implying
they were implying
Past perfect
I had implied
you had implied
he/she/it had implied
we had implied
you had implied
they had implied
Past perfect continuous
I had been implying
you had been implying
he/she/it had been implying
we had been implying
you had been implying
they had been implying
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will imply
you will imply
he/she/it will imply
we will imply
you will imply
they will imply
Future continuous
I will be implying
you will be implying
he/she/it will be implying
we will be implying
you will be implying
they will be implying
Future perfect
I will have implied
you will have implied
he/she/it will have implied
we will have implied
you will have implied
they will have implied
Future perfect continuous
I will have been implying
you will have been implying
he/she/it will have been implying
we will have been implying
you will have been implying
they will have been implying
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would imply
you would imply
he/she/it would imply
we would imply
you would imply
they would imply
Conditional continuous
I would be implying
you would be implying
he/she/it would be implying
we would be implying
you would be implying
they would be implying
Conditional perfect
I would have imply
you would have imply
he/she/it would have imply
we would have imply
you would have imply
they would have imply
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been implying
you would have been implying
he/she/it would have been implying
we would have been implying
you would have been implying
they would have been implying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you imply
we let´s imply
you imply
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to imply
Past participle
implied
Present Participle
implying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH IMPLY


apply
əˈplaɪ
comply
kəmˈplaɪ
disapply
ˌdɪsəˈplaɪ
duply
djuːˈplaɪ
misapply
ˌmɪsəˈplaɪ
multiply
ˈmʌltɪˌplaɪ
overmultiply
ˌəʊvəˈmʌltɪˌplaɪ
overply
ˌəʊvəˈplaɪ
oversupply
ˈəʊvəˌsəplaɪ
ply
plaɪ
preapply
ˌpriːəˈplaɪ
reapply
ˌriːəˈplaɪ
reply
rɪˈplaɪ
resupply
ˌriːsəˈplaɪ
sextuply
ˈsekstjʊˌplaɪ
supply
səˈplaɪ
undersupply
ˈʌndəsəˈplaɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IMPLY

implicitness
implicity
implied
implied reader
implied term
implied warranty
impliedly
implies
implode
imploded consonant
imploration
imploratory
implore
implorer
imploring
imploringly
implosion
implosive
implosively
impolder

WORDS THAT END LIKE IMPLY

amply
camply
crumply
damply
dimply
jimply
limply
oversimply
pimply
plumply
rumply
scrimply
simply

Synonyms and antonyms of imply in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «IMPLY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «imply» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of imply

Translation of «imply» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IMPLY

Find out the translation of imply to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of imply from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «imply» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

暗指
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

implicar
570 millions of speakers

English

imply
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संकेत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يعني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

подразумевает
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

insinuar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরোক্ষভাবে প্রকাশ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

suggérer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menyiratkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

andeuten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ほのめかす
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

함축하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Imply
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hàm ý
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெளிப்படுத்தாது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ध्वनित करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ima etmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

insinuare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oznaczać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

увазі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

implică
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συνεπάγονται
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

impliseer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

antyda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

antyde
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of imply

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IMPLY»

The term «imply» is very widely used and occupies the 13.862 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IMPLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about imply

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «IMPLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word imply.
1
Lascelles Abercrombie
It seems difficult, sometimes, to believe that there was a time when sentiments now become habitual, sentiments that imply not only the original imperative of conduct, but the original metaphysic of living, were by no means altogether habitual.
2
Mustafa Akyol
The Qur'an not only lacks any earthly punishment for someone who abandons Islam, it even includes verses that imply that such a change of heart should be a matter of free choice.
3
Richard V. Allen
In this context, I believe it is an imperative for the new President to select and install his team as quickly as possible, and this does not imply that he must or should appoint members of the 'other' party to his Cabinet, which could contribute to inaction and inefficiency.
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Philip Warren Anderson
The ability to reduce everything to simple fundamental laws does not imply the ability to start from those laws and reconstruct the universe.
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Ben Bernanke
A gold standard doesn't imply stability in the prices of the goods and services that people buy every day, it implies a stability in the price of gold itself.
6
Andrew Coyle Bradley
In speaking, for convenience, of devices and expedients, I did not intend to imply that Shakespeare always deliberately aimed at the effects which he produced.
7
Kate Braverman
Falling in love with landscapes is what L.A. women do. It doesn't necessarily imply betrothal or marriage.
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Morris Raphael Cohen
In thus pointing out certain respects in which philosophy resembles literature more than science, I do not mean, of course, to imply that it would be well for philosophy if it ceased to aim at scientific rigor.
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Francis Collins
The shelves of many evangelicals are full of books that point out the flaws in evolution, discuss it only as a theory, and almost imply that there's a conspiracy here to avoid the fact that evolution is actually flawed. All of those books, unfortunately, are based upon conclusions that no reasonable biologist would now accept.
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Elvis Costello
'Content' is a word that has never sat well with me. Like 'maturity'. They are two words I've never liked. I think they imply some sort of decay. A settling.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IMPLY»

Discover the use of imply in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to imply and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Asking Questions: Using Meaningful Structures to Imply Ignorance
Asking Questions advances our understanding of a wide range of issues in a number of important respects. Scholars and students of linguistics and philosophy will find plenty to interest them in this pioneering work.
Robert Fiengo, 2007
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Does Openness Imply Greater Exposure?
External exposure can be measured by the sensitivity of first and second moments of economic growth to openness and foreign shocks.
César Calderón, Norman Loayza, Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel, 2005
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Rating Through-the-Cycle: What does the Concept Imply for ...
WP/ 13/64 M \MF Working Paper Rating Through-the-Cycle: What does the Concept Imply for Rating Stability and Accuracy? John Kijf Michael Kisser and Liliana Schumacher © 2013 International Monetary Fund WP/ IMF Working Paper  ...
John Kiff, Michael Kisser, Miss Liliana Schumacher, 2013
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The Logic of Causation: Definition, Induction and Deduction ...
Contradiction: if two forms do not share any modus and if their moduses together make up the total number of moduses in the framework concerned (minus the universally impossible first modus), they may each be said to imply the other's ...
Avi Sion, 2010
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Novels, Novelists, and Readers: Toward a Phenomenological ...
political, social, and cultural — imply their own distinctive notions about why life is trying. In other terms, every world spawns ideologies. As different interpretations of the same commonsense world, ideologies compete with one another in ...
Mary F. Rogers, 1991
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Language and Social Cognition: Expression of the Social Mind
Together, the semantic features of IAVs imply a high degree of controllability and intentionality, the crucial condition for an internal attribution via Jones and Davis' correspondent inference process . Note that ADJs do not imply a high degree of ...
Hanna Pishwa, 2009
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Handbook of Intergenerational Justice
82) Birnbacher holds the opinion that rights always imply obligations: 'A right can only exist when someone else has an obligation towards the legal subject' ( Birnbacher 1988, p. 100). The reversed conclusion is as follows: anywhere where a ...
Joerg Chet Tremmel, 2006
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Hip-Hop and Philosophy: Rhyme 2 Reason
If you God then you can do anything that is not impossible, that doesn't imply a contradiction. Aiding and abetting Pac's escape is possible and doesn't imply a contradiction. Hence God should be able to pop the gate and set Pac free. Yet God ...
Derrick Darby, Tommie Shelby, William Irwin, 2013
9
Just Peace: A Message of Hope
"Just" can imply now, recently, lately, or very soon; it can imply only, solely, barely , exactly, entirely, or perfectly; it can also imply simply, really, truly, clearly, or specifically; or, it can imply impartial, honest, moral, honorable, truthful, fair, right,  ...
Stepanek, Mattie J.T., Carter, Jimmy, 2009
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The Concept of Rights
The correlativity thesis holds that all rights imply duties and all duties imply rights. In Chapter 2, we saw that the first half of the correlativity thesis, that all rights imply duties, is false. It is false because there are immunity rights. With the analysis ...
George W. Rainbolt, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IMPLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term imply is used in the context of the following news items.
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LETTERS: ACLU's poor priorities hurt Americans - Press Enterprise
Saying the recent murder by an illegal immigrant is being exploited for political would imply others are innocent of such tactics. «Press-Enterprise, Jul 15»
2
Activists should help airlines help the environment - Chicago Tribune
The only way to stem the environmental threat posed by airlines, they imply, is through a kind of aviation austerity that reduces opportunities to ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
3
How to Transition from Restrained to Retrained Eating - US News
Each of these may imply some degree of restraint to stay within the portion, or lead to complaining when the portion appears much too small to ... «U.S. News & World Report, Jul 15»
4
deutsche-bank - Bloomberg
Jain stepped down in June after three years as the company's co-CEO, with Deutsche Bank saying it was “categorically false” to imply that ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
5
Sell the rallies in EUR/GBP – Commerzbank - FXstreet.com
“TD support comes in at .6940, the Elliott wave count at .6920 on the 240 minute, both imply that the downside is limited at this juncture and we ... «FXStreet, Jul 15»
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Why the Merchant of Venice is on the money | Stage | The Guardian
But once the term “profitable” was adopted for the meaning of “offering financial gain”, it tended to imply something that we might not want to ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
7
Are Steve Huffman's New Rules for Reddit a Band-Aid on a Broken …
In one reply to a question, Huffman seemed to imply that r/FatPeopleHate wouldn't have been banned had its discussions not cheered on ... «Re/code, Jul 15»
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Daily Record: Loveland police calls for July 14-15, 2015 - Loveland …
Addresses in the Daily Record indicate only where police contact took place and should not imply contact with businesses or residences ... «Loveland Reporter-Herald, Jul 15»
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Ida B. Wells used data journalism to fight lynching - Vox
At best, they imply that the journalism being done is based in emotion and rhetoric rather than facts: a particularly deeply felt hot take. At worst ... «Vox, Jul 15»
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July 17: Russell Simmons, Donald Trump and El Chapo - NY Daily …
Simmons' words imply that when my husband buys our family a new horse from an Amish farmer, he is walking in the footsteps of those who ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»

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