Translation of imply in Spanish:

imply

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈplaɪ/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (implies, implying, implied)

  • 1 (suggest, hint) dar* a entender, insinuar* he didn't say that, but he did imply it no dijo eso, pero lo dio a entender or lo insinuó silence implies consent el que calla otorga what are you implying? ¿qué insinúas?, ¿qué quieres decir? implied warranty (American English/inglés norteamericano) garantía (feminine) implícita
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    • Her words were ripped out of context and her speech was widely reported as implying her support for terrorism.
    • The rebirth implied by the concept of the Renaissance had reference to classical learning.
    • These data imply that kava extract is superior to placebo as a symptomatic treatment of anxiety.
  • 2 (involve) implicar*, suponer*
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    • Caring about the consequences of events of which you disapproved does not imply support for those events.
    • To suggest so implies a deep misunderstanding of the nature of consciousness.
    • Of course, that one doesn't protest about a thing doesn't necessarily imply endorsement of it.

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