• WordNet 3.6
    • adj implicative tending to suggest or imply "artifacts suggestive of an ancient society","an implicative statement"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Implicative Tending to implicate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • implicative Tending to implicate or to imply; pertaining to implication.
    • n implicative A thing of hidden meaning; a statement or writing implying something different from its literal meaning.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Implicative tending to implicate
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. implicāre, -ātumin, in, plicāre, to fold.


In literature:

That, following the coarse implication of the gambler, conveyed to Stanton what all these men imagined.
"The U.P. Trail" by Zane Grey
This has profound implications.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
As may be supposed, nothing was discovered in the course of the investigation to implicate that astute politician.
"The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84" by John Lothrop Motley
Moreover, I have yet to assure myself that Mr. Slocum is not implicated.
"The Stillwater Tragedy" by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
You will be implicated in this plot to thwart justice.
"The Voice on the Wire" by Eustace Hale Ball
What is that assertion or implication?
"God and my Neighbour" by Robert Blatchford
This is the conversation in which he found himself implicated.
"Average Jones" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
Too many were implicated in the conspiracy for this to be safe.
"History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD" by Robert F. Pennell
The implications in the pledge open out vast metaphysical vistas.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
Even if one really be fond of puppies and enjoy vaudeville, the implication is unpleasant.
"The Cruise of the Dry Dock" by T. S. Stribling

In news:

What are the implications for safety and privacy.
Maybe the words will be changed up, but the implication is the same.
Implications attempt to discredit .
Stephen Gordon ponders the implications.
If scientists can learn to turn enzymes on and off, it could have much wider implications for those looking to cure an array of other conditions in which enzymes play a role.
A legal battle brewing in suburban Dallas could have significant property-rights implications for hoteliers across the nation.
The implications of exoskeletons in the health field go beyond giving paraplegics robotic legs.
Her main charge is that I have further let down the good cause by not exploring the feminist implications of my subject (those "failed connections"): namely, the roots of fascism in "patriarchal values.
Data Collected from Monitoring Malibu Burn Areas Could Have Predictive Implications BY HANS LAETZ.
Implications For Plan SponsorsAnd Fiduciaries .
Implications spill forward in Aussie film noir 'The Square'.
Chinese Drywall Implicated in Sick-Building Syndrome.
Three southern Ocean County teens are implicated in the theft of a wallet and making over $000 dollars in illegal credit card purchases.
Legal Implications of Social Networking.
Twittering, Linking, Posting and Friending : Legal Implications of Social Networking.

In science:

More generally, getting a better understanding of the typical geometry and its potential implications for algorithms appears to us a very challenging and very important open problem.
Random k-SAT: Two Moments Suffice to Cross a Sharp Threshold
Essentially, it states that obligation is closed under implication.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
Linearimplication: (lolli) is used for causal implication.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
Ehhf is a multiset-based logic combining features of extensions of logic programming languages like λProlog, e.g. goals with implication and universal quantification, with t he notion of formulae as resources at the basis of linear logic.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
Logicbased languages prove their suitability in modeling agents that react to an event (logical implications of the form iftheeventEtookplacethensomethingbecomestrue can be used for this purpose) and to reason about sophisticated conversations.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents