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From Old French as if *emplier < Latin implicare (to infold, involve) < in (in) + plicare (to fold)

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Infinitive
to Imply

Third person singular
implies

Simple past
implied

Past participle
implied

Present participle
Implying

to Imply (third-person singular simple present implies, present participle Implying, simple past and past participle implied)
  1. (obsolete) To enfold, entangle.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.iv:
      And in his bosome secretly there lay / An hatefull Snake, the which his taile vptyes / In many folds, and mortall sting implyes.
  2. (transitive) To have as a necessary consequence.
  3. (transitive) To express in a suggestive manner rather than as a direct statement.
    "Are you implying that I don't wash my hands?!"
  4. (transitive) To suggest a logical inference.

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