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1 : to recognize as existing by inference or necessary consequence esp. on legal or equitable grounds [in ordinary circumstances…the law would that it was the duty of the hospital to use due care "Haase v. Starnes, 915 S.W.2d 675 (1996)"]
2 : to make known indirectly
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.