To lead to by logical inference
To convey an idea by indirect, subtle means
I didn't mean to imply that there was anything wrong with the way you dress.
He took a bite out of his sandwich in such a way as to imply the subject was closed.
They imply a lively sense of radical human need.
When a person has a bad day, that does not imply that they are always sad.
Fred changed his body language to imply to the woman that he was not interested.