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implicate meaning

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  • VerbSGimplicatesPRimplicatingPT, PPimplicatedSUF-icate
    1. To connect or involve in an unfavorable or criminal way with something.
      1. Mostly, the microbiome is beneficial. It helps with digestion and enables people to extract a lot more calories from their food than would otherwise be possible. Research over the past few years, however, has implicated it in diseases from atherosclerosis to asthma to autism.
    2. To imply, to have as a necessary consequence or accompaniment.
      1. What did Nixon's visit to China implicate for Russia? ‎
    3. (archaic) To fold or twist together, intertwine, interlace, entangle, entwine.
    4. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Various immunologic and nonimmunologic mechanisms have been implicated in hypersensitivity reactions induced by castor oil derivatives.
        • Several factors have been implicated in TP pathogenesis, most of which may cause localized inflammatory reactions and also microdegeneration.
        • These results implicate an evolutionarily conserved pathway integrating metabolic information with bioamine signaling affecting feeding behavior.

    Meaning of implicate for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "implicate" is a verb.
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