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1. implicative, suggestive

tending to suggest or imply

Example Sentences:
'artifacts suggestive of an ancient society'
'an implicative statement'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (transitive)
to show to be involved, esp in a crime
to involve as a necessary inference; imply
his protest implicated censure by the authorities
to affect intimately
this news implicates my decision
4. rare
to intertwine or entangle

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈimpliˌcated or ˈimpliˌcating
to show to have a connection with a crime, fault, etc.; involve
to show to be involved or concerned
2.  Rare
to imply
3.  Archaic
to twist or fold together; intertwine; entangle

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of implicative
1. The act of implicating or the condition of being implicated.
2. The act of implying or the condition of being implied.
3. Something that is implied, especially:
a. An indirect indication; a suggestion.
b. An implied meaning; implicit significance.
c. An inference. See Usage Note at infer.

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