HyperDic: explicit

English > 2 senses of the word explicit:
ADJECTIVEallexplicit, expressedprecisely and clearly / clearly / clearly expressed or readily observable
allexplicit, denotativein accordance with fact or the primary meaning / meaning of a term
explicit > pronunciation
Soundsihksplih'saht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > explicit: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningprecisely and clearly / clearly / clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication.
Examples
  • "explicit instructions"
  • "she made her wishes explicit"
  • "explicit sexual scenes"
Synonymexpressed
Attribute ofexplicitnessclarity as a consequence of being explicit
Narrowerdeclared, stateddeclared as fact
definitive, unequivocalclearly / clearly / clearly defined or formulated
expressnot tacit or implied
graphicdescribing / describing nudity or sexual activity in graphic detail
hard-core, hardcoreExtremely explicit
See alsodefiniteprecise
denotative, denotiveHaving the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming
overt, openopen and observable
unequivocal, univocal, unambiguousAdmitting of no doubt or misunderstanding
Oppositeimplicit, inexplicitImplied though not directly expressed
Spanishexplícit, explícita, explícito, expreso, manifiesto
Catalanexplícit
Nounsexplicitnessclarity as a consequence of being explicit
Adverbsexplicitlyin an explicit manner
English > explicit: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIn accordance with fact or the primary meaning / meaning of a term.
Synonymdenotative
BroaderliteralLimited to the explicit meaning / meaning of a word or text
Spanishdenotativo, explícito
Nounsexplicitnessclarity as a consequence of being explicit

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