Meaning of “implication” - Learner’s Dictionary

implication

noun uk us /ˌɪmplɪˈkeɪʃən/
EFFECT [ C ]

a result or effect that seems likely in the future:

This scheme has serious implications for the local economy.
SUGGESTION [ C, U ]

the act of suggesting something without saying it directly:

The implication was that the school had to do much better or it would be closed.
INVOLVEMENT [ U ]

the act of implicating something or someone in something bad

(Definition of “implication” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)