Share this entry

British English: /ɪmˈplʌɪ/
American English: /ɪmˈplaɪ/

Translation of imply in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (involve the existence of)
    implizieren [formal]
    (by inference) schließen lassen auf + Akk.
    be implied in something
    in etwas Dat. enthalten sein
    silence sometimes implies consent
    Schweigen bedeutet manchmal Zustimmung
  • 2
    (express indirectly) hindeuten auf + Akk.
    (insinuate) unterstellen
    are you implying that …?
    willst du damit etwa sagen, dass …?

Definition of imply in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score: