1 bring into intimate and incriminating connection; "He is implicated in the scheme to defraud the government"
2 impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result; "What does this move entail?" [syn: entail]
EtymologyFrom implico, from plico
- To show the involvement of someone in something, especially a crime.
- To imply as a necessary circumstance, or as something to be inferred or understood.
- To connect or relate to intimately; affect as a consequence
- ''The malfunctioning of one part of the nervous system implicates another part.
- To fold or twist together; intertwine; interlace.
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