Meaning of implied in English:



  • Suggested but not directly expressed; implicit.

    ‘she was aware of his implied criticism’
    • ‘Miles was prepared to tell her exactly what had happened, from the grabbing to the implied threats.’
    • ‘The implied audience for the work is those actively concerned with the daily worship of the Church.’
    • ‘It is also, for all its implied and hoped-for universality, a deeply American work.’
    • ‘He was able to answer unasked questions, or in this case, an implied question.’
    • ‘What I'm criticising is the various implied assumptions that tend to go along with that.’