Imply

Definition of Imply

Im`ply´
v. t.1.To infold or involve; to wrap up.
[imp. & p. p. Implied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Implying.]
2.To involve in substance or essence, or by fair inference, or by construction of law, when not include virtually; as, war implies fighting.
Where a malicious act is proved, a malicious intention is implied.
- Bp. Sherlock.
When a man employs a laborer to work for him, . . . the act of hiring implies an obligation and a promise that he shall pay him a reasonable reward for his services.
- Blackstone.
3.To refer, ascribe, or attribute.
Whence might this distaste arise?
If [from] neither your perverse and peevish will.
To which I most imply it.
- J. Webster.

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