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Definition of Imply
ImplyImply Im*ply", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Implied; p. pr. & vb. n.
Implying.] [From the same source as employ. See Employ,
Ply, and cf. Implicate, Apply.]
1. To infold or involve; to wrap up. [Obs.] ``His head in
curls implied.' --Chapman.
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 mulicious act is proved, a mulicious
intention is implied. --Bp.
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. [Obs.]
Whence might this distaste arise?
If [from] neither your perverse and peevish will. To
which I most imply it. --J. Webster.
Syn: To involve; include; comprise; import; mean; denote;
signify; betoken. See Involve.
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