HyperDic: implicit

English > 2 senses of the word implicit:
ADJECTIVEallimplicit, inexplicitimplied though not directly expressed
allimplicit, unquestioningbeing without doubt or reserve
implicit > pronunciation
Soundsihmplih'saht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > implicit: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningImplied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something.
Examples
  • "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"
Synonyminexplicit
Attribute ofexplicitnessclarity as a consequence of being explicit
Narrowerimplicit in, inherent, underlyingIn the nature of something though not readily apparent
silent, tacit, understoodImplied by or inferred from actions or statements
unexpressed, unsaid, unstated, unuttered, unverbalized, unverbalised, unvoiced, unspokennot made explicit
See alsoconnotativeHaving the power of implying or suggesting something in addition to what is explicit
covertSecret or hidden / hidden
Oppositeexplicit, expressedprecisely and clearly / clearly / clearly expressed or readily observable
Spanishimplícita, implícito, inocuo, inofensivo
Catalanimplícit
Nounsimplicitnessinexplicitness as a consequence of being implied or indirect
Adverbsimplicitlywithout ever expressing so clearly
English > implicit: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningWithout doubt or reserve.
Example"implicit trust"
Synonymunquestioning
Broaderabsoluteperfect or complete or pure
Spanishincondicional, incuestionable
Catalanincondicional, inqüestionable
Adverbsimplicitlywithout doubting or questioning

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