Pronunciation: (im'pli-kāt"),[key] —v.t.,-cat•ed, -cat•ing. 1. to show to be also involved, usually in an incriminating manner: to be implicated in a crime. 2. to imply as a necessary circumstance, or as something to be inferred or understood.
3. to connect or relate to intimately; affect as a consequence: The malfunctioning of one part of the nervous system implicates another part. 4. Archaic.to fold or twist together; intertwine; interlace.