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1‘she seemed to be implying that he was mad’
insinuate, suggest, hint, intimate, implicate, say indirectly, indicate, give someone to understand, give someone to believe, convey the impression, signal
informal make out
2‘the forecast traffic increase implied more roads and more air pollution’
mean, point to, signify, indicate, signal
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.