- 1Show (someone) to be involved in a crime: police claims implicated him in many more killingsMore example sentences
- I was able to show that several had been ‘doctored’ after Mary's forced abdication to justify what her enemies had done to her, implicating her in crimes she didn't commit.
- Then if I am ever implicated in a crime that I didn't commit, I can prove my exact whereabouts beyond any reasonable doubt.
- She had always felt that, by refusing to implicate him in the crime of adultery, she was saving him from the ruin that she faced every day.
- 1.1 (be implicated in) Bear some of the responsibility for (an action or process, especially a criminal or harmful one): the team believes he is heavily implicated in the bombing a chemical implicated in ozone depletionMore example sentences
involve in, concern with, associate with, connect to/with
- Bellbirds have been implicated in the death of swathes of forest between Victoria and Queensland.
- You can't get a man who's clean and not a single American rider has been implicated in these latest charges.
- Under circumstances like these, whether he was implicated in the taking was an issue of fact for the jury.
- 1.2Involve (something) in a necessary way: cable franchise activities plainly implicate First Amendment interestsMore example sentences
- After all, things like gender that are implicated in all social life are necessarily implicated in all social injustice.
- This privacy interest implicates two guarantees of the Bill of Rights.
- Any governmental action that interferes with the willingness of customers to purchase books, or booksellers to sell books, thus implicates First Amendment concerns.
- 2 [with clause] Convey (a meaning or intention) indirectly through what one says, rather than stating it explicitly; imply: by saying that coffee would keep her awake, Mary implicated that she didn’t want anyMore example sentences
- Using the media richness concept implicates that the content of messages conveyed through the different electronic media should be in accordance with their specific characteristics.
- This implicates that the man would know everything in order to be questioned by his less knowledgeable wife who would not be allowed to speak there anyway.
- She is the walking example that being ‘physically challenged’ does not implicate that one cannot be successful.
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- A thing implied.More example sentences
- The dual nature of the Heart represents the meeting of the changeless and the changing, the inevitable and the contingent, the implicate and the manifest.
- This is an implicate of the inscripturation of revelation.
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- That nuclear radiation, due directly or indirectly to human action, is implicatively one with the core explosion.
- Its symbol mark is a visual image implicatively expressing its idea and goal and is the most important element and the core of all visual information systems.
- According to meta-semiotics and meta-cybernetics generic human and human gender implicatively prescribe the development of social institutes.
Pronunciation: /ˈimpliˌkātiv, imˈplikətiv/adjective