"imply" in the verb sense
1. imply, connote
express or state indirectly
suggest as a logically necessary consequence in logic
3. entail, imply, mean
have as a logical consequence
"The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers"
4. incriminate, imply, inculpate
suggest that someone is guilty
5. imply, involve
have as a necessary feature
"This decision involves many changes"
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