inferred, allusive, between the lines, adumbrated, foreshadowed, occult, inferable, unstated, indirectly meant, inferential, unspoken, latent, undeclared, potential, inexplicit, hidden, unuttered, unexpressed, unsaid, silent, lurking, taken for granted, tacitly assumed, show, hinted at, understood, involved, alluded to, wordless, tacit
hinted (part of speech: verb)
subtle (part of speech: adjective)
meant (part of speech: verb)
- A recognition of the general principle is implied in the change which has come over the methods of criticism. - "English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century", Leslie Stephen.
- " Which may be the reason I am never invited to the Lodge," laughed the young man, so pleasantly that one would hardly have paused to consider what he laughed at or what it implied. - "Christian's Mistake", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
- Yes; but not for the reasons implied in your tone. - "From Jest to Earnest", E. P. Roe.