Silly question: I thought I knew what an implication was, until looking into this. I'd like to confirm the definition of
implied in the context of Windows command prompt switches. For example:
If the description for switch
(implies /F), does that mean that using this switch automatically also includes
/Fregardless of whether I add it?
Or is it just strongly suggested that I add
The dictionary definitions below seem to contradict one another...
implied (ɪmˈplaɪd) adj
1. hinted at or suggested; not directly expressed:
There was no express or implied restriction on its use.
im-ply (ĭm-plī′) tr.v. im-plied, im-ply-ing, im-plies
1. a. To express or state indirectly: She implied that she was in a hurry.
b. To make evident indirectly: His fine clothes implied that he was wealthy.
2. To involve by logical necessity; entail: Life implies growth and death.