im·pli·ca·tion /ˌim-plə-'kā-shən/ n1: the act of implicating: the state of being implicated2: the act of implying: the state of being implied3: something implied
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
(incriminating involvement) noun
complicity, connection, crimination, culpability, enmeshment, entanglement, inculpation, link
associated concepts: implication of a codefendant
allusion, broad meaning, coloring, connotation, hidden meaning, hint, import, indication, innuendo, insinuation, intimation, overtone, signification, suggested meaning, suggestion, tacit inference
associated concepts: easement by implication, gift by implication, grant by implication, necessary implication
- Omissio eorum quae taclte insunt nihil operatur. — The omission of those things which are tacitly expressed is unimportantIII index affiliation (connectedness), attribution, blame (responsibility), caveat, condemnation (blame), connotation, content (meaning), context, deduction (conclusion), entanglement (involvement), gist (substance), hint, incrimination, inculpation, indicant, indication, inference, innuendo, insinuation, intimation, main point, mention (reference), nuance, reference (allusion), referral, signification, suggestion
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.A conclusion that can be drawn from information but that is not expressly stated; a likely consequence.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
n. An inference.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.