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Implication vs Notion - What's the difference?

implication | notion |

As nouns the difference between implication and notion

is that implication is (uncountable) the act of implicating while notion is mental]] apprehension of whatever may be known, [[think|thought, or imagined; idea, concept.

implication

English

Noun

  • (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

    notion

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Mental]] apprehension of whatever may be known, [[think, thought, or imagined; idea, concept.
  • * (Isaac Newton) (1642-1727)
  • What hath been generally agreed on, I content myself to assume under the notion of principles.
  • * (George Cheyne) (1671-1743)
  • Few agree in their notions about these words.
  • * (Isaac Watts) (1674-1748)
  • That notion of hunger, cold, sound, color, thought, wish, or fear which is in the mind, is called the "idea" of hunger, cold, etc.
  • * (Alexander Hamilton) (ca.1756-1804)
  • Notion , again, signifies either the act of apprehending, signalizing, that is, the remarking or taking note of, the various notes, marks, or characters of an object which its qualities afford, or the result of that act.
  • A sentiment; an opinion.
  • * (Joseph Addison) (1672-1719)
  • The extravagant notion they entertain of themselves.
  • * (John Henry Newman) (1801-1890)
  • A perverse will easily collects together a system of notions to justify itself in its obliquity.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1935, author= George Goodchild
  • , title=Death on the Centre Court, chapter=1 , passage=ÔÇťAnthea hasn't a notion in her head but to vamp a lot of silly mugwumps. She's set her heart on that tennis bloke
  • (label) Sense; mind. Shakespeare.
  • (label) An invention; an ingenious device; a knickknack.
  • Any small article used in sewing and haberdashery, such as a button or zipper.
  • (label) Inclination; intention; disposition.
  • See also

    * concept * conception * meaning