Definitions for: Implicit

[adj] being without doubt or reserve; "implicit trust"
[adj] implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something; "an implicit agreement not to raise the subject"; "there was implicit criticism in his voice"; "anger was implicit in the argument"; "the oak is implicit in the acorn"

Webster (1913) Definition: Im*plic"it, a. [L. implicitus, p. p. of implicare to
entwine, entangle, attach closely: cf. F. implicite. See
1. Infolded; entangled; complicated; involved. [Obs.]

In his woolly fleece I cling implicit. --Pope.

2. Tacitly comprised; fairly to be understood, though not
expressed in words; implied; as, an implicit contract or
agreement. --South.

3. Resting on another; trusting in the word or authority of
another, without doubt or reserve; unquestioning;
complete; as, implicit confidence; implicit obedience.

Back again to implicit faith I fall. --Donne.

Implicit function. (Math.) See under Function.

Synonyms: absolute, implicit in(p), implied, inexplicit, inherent, silent, tacit, underlying, understood, unexpressed, unquestioning, unsaid, unspoken, unstated, unuttered, unverbalised, unverbalized, unvoiced

Antonyms: explicit, expressed

See Also: connotative, covert

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