Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If you imply something, you mean it, but you don’t say it directly.

Examples: (verb) It was a mistake of the President to imply that immigrants were not productive members of society. (verb) One purpose of the ‘healthy lifestyles’ lesson was to imply that the students should exercise more often.

Synonyms: verbs: suggest.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 3 A

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