A subtle quality underlying or felt to underlie a situation, action, or person
The implication was as obvious as it was annoying.
If the five ascetics to whom the words were addressed once admitted this implication, logic would drive them also to admit all that followed.
But Dean's denial of Cynthia's implication appeared well founded given her reaction to the discovery of the body in Norfolk.
The implication is always that some people are simply unable to do any job that a machine cannot do.
There, the unlearned accept by implication, i.e.