Usage examples for imply

  1. These phenomena imply the existence of a force at times stupendous, and at times so gentle as simply to move a leaflet. – New and Original Theories of the Great Physical Forces by Henry Raymond Rogers
  2. Fortunately, under this system no man is so high and none so humble in the scale of public station as to escape from the scrutiny or to be exempt from the responsibility which all official functions imply. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  3. Of course I don't mean to imply, for an instant, that he would be likely to say anything, or to give you away in any possible sort of fashion; but still it would be safer, I should think, to keep silence on the subject. – The Red Rat's Daughter by Guy Boothby
  4. Very well, he returned, it is, as you imply, none of my business. – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  5. But Murray Bradshaw's plain dress and carpet- bag were more than made up for by the air and tone which imply the habit of being attended to. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  6. I imply nothing, M. de Montsoreau. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  7. " A long life out of England- which has unfortunately been my case- makes a man sadly out of gear in all these things; but I ride, of course," and he said the last words as though he meant to imply " because I do everything." – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  8. No, no; Master Corny, I am not so green as that would imply. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  9. " You imply that Helen doesn't know," she said. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  10. It seems to be nothing more than the simple form of the adjective, and to imply not either comparison or degree. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  11. And you imply that I should have a difficulty in finding them? – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss
  12. If you imply that Rosamund is insincere, is capable of acting a part, we shall quarrel. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  13. Do you mean to imply that there is danger to your son? – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  14. Meeking nodded, as much as to imply that he had no further questions to ask; when his witness had stepped down, he turned to the Coroner. – In the Mayor's Parlour by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  15. The very fact that he was forgiven would seem to imply some fault that required pardon. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  16. I would not imply that John thought of the matter in these terms, but his reflections bore this significance. – The Nether World by George Gissing
  17. On the contrary, I asked him if he meant to imply that I lied. – Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz by H. Irving Hancock
  18. This was not very encouraging to poor Clary, but still she presumed that he meant to imply that she herself was a girl of the sort that so acted upon him. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  19. Of what the visit might actually imply he took no thought. – A Romance of Wastdale by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason