Definitions for: Tacit

[adj] indicated by necessary connotation though not expressed directly; "gave silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood provisos of a custody agreement"

Webster (1913) Definition: Tac"it, a. [L. tacitus, p. p. of tacere to be silent, to
pass over in silence; akin to Goth. [thorn]ahan to be silent,
Icel. [thorn]egja, OHG. dag[=e]n: cf. F. tacite. Cf.
Done or made in silence; implied, but not expressed; silent;
as, tacit consent is consent by silence, or by not
interposing an objection. -- Tac"it*ly, adv.

The tacit and secret theft of abusing our brother in
civil contracts. --Jer. Taylor.

Synonyms: implicit, implied, inexplicit, silent, understood

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