What is the opposite of implication?

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Noun
Opposite of the conclusion that can be drawn or implied from something
Noun
Opposite of the general idea, intention or meaning of something
Noun
Opposite of the resultant occurrence
“The chief cause of the end of the cold war was the collapse of communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.”
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Opposite of possession of a similar meaning through paraphrasing
“He was accused of saying some vile things but a recording proved his words to have actually been to the contrary.”
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Opposite of the state of being reprobated
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Opposite of the produced result or effect of a particular process or event
“Like coin tosses, there may be no salient causation to be discerned in the outcomes.”
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Opposite of a suggestion, innuendo or intimation by distant allusion
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Opposite of implied or explicit significance
“The flippancy of his statement says much about the insignificance of the matter to him.”
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Opposite of a specific meaning
“Even more interestingly for consideration of this text's structure, Ames stresses the particular quality of this phrase's polysemy.”
Noun
Opposite of a meaning of a word or phrase that is suggested or implied, as opposed to a denotation, or literal meaning
Noun
Opposite of an underlying quality or feeling
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Opposite of the effect or influence of something, typically a chemical or substance
“I stopped taking supplements because of their ineffectiveness in improving my health.”
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Opposite of a slight or indirect indication or suggestion
Noun
Opposite of the fact or condition of being involved with or participating in something
“His uninvolvement in the decision-making process deprives him of the information that is a key characteristic of a good decision.”
Noun
Opposite of the principal purpose or theme of a course of action or line of reasoning
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Opposite of the main theme or gist of a speech, book, or argument
“A major subtheme of the book is the feud between Generals Philip Schuyler and Horatio Gates.”
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Opposite of a minor distinction
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Opposite of involvement as a partner or accomplice, especially in a crime or other wrongdoing
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Opposite of a sign or piece of information that indicates something
Noun
Opposite of an expression of condemnation or criticism
“This was a richly deserved commendation, and Helen can be proud of her performance.”
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