Restrain vs Implication - What's the difference?

restrain | implication |

As a verb restrain

is   to control or keep in check.

As a noun implication is

(uncountable) the act of implicating.




(en verb)
  •   To control or keep in check.
  •   To deprive of liberty.
  •   To restrict or limit.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-05-17
  • , author=George Monbiot, authorlink=George Monbiot , title=Money just makes the rich suffer , volume=188, issue=23, page=19 , magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) citation , passage=In order to grant the rich these pleasures, the social contract is reconfigured. […]  The public realm is privatised, the regulations restraining the ultra-wealthy and the companies they control are abandoned, and Edwardian levels of inequality are almost fetishised.}}



    Derived terms

    * restraint


    * * * * * * English transitive verbs




  • (uncountable) The act of implicating.
  • (uncountable) The state of being implicated.
  • (countable) An implying, or that which is implied, but not expressed; an inference, or something which may fairly be understood, though not expressed in words.
  • * 2011 , Lance J. Rips, Lines of Thought: Central Concepts in Cognitive Psychology (page 168)
  • But we can also take a more analytical attitude to these displays, interpreting the movements as no more than approachings, touchings, and departings with no implication that one shape caused the other to move.
  • (countable, logic) The connective in propositional calculus that, when joining two predicates A and B in that order, has the meaning "if A is true, then B is true".
  • Derived terms

    * material implication * strict implication