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imply
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

10 uses
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Definition
to suggest or say indirectly — possibly as a logical consequence
  • The operator's "exists," "equals," and "implies" produce still other structures.
    Part 2 (5% in)
  • Confusion continually occurs in people who fail to see this difference, he said, and think that control of the church buildings implies control of the church.
    Part 2 (61% in)
  • What's really angering about instructions of this sort is that they imply there's only one way to put this rotisserie together...their way.
    Part 2 (79% in)
  • He could take the left horn and refute the idea that objectivity implied scientific detectability.
    Part 3 (30% in)
  • Or, he could take the right horn, and refute the idea that subjectivity implies "anything you like."
    Part 3 (31% in)
  • A "mechanic's feel" implies not only an understanding for the elasticity of metal but for its softness.
    Part 3 (98% in)
  • Virtue, if it implies anything at all, implies an ethical absolute.
    Part 4 (57% in)
  • Virtue, if it implies anything at all, implies an ethical absolute.
    Part 4 (57% in)
  • Areté implies a respect for the wholeness or oneness of life, and a consequent dislike of specialization.
    Part 4 (60% in)
  • It implies a contempt for efficiency...or rather a much higher idea of efficiency, an efficiency which exists not in one department of life but in life itself.
    Part 4 (60% in)

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