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"
being without doubt or reserve
Implied indirectly, without being directly expressed
Contained in the essential nature of something but not openly shown
Having no reservations or doubts; unquestioning or unconditional; usually said of faith or trust.
entangled, twisted together.
Origin: From or from implicitus, past participle of implico; see implicate.
infolded; entangled; complicated; involved
tacitly comprised; fairly to be understood, though not expressed in words; implied; as, an implicit contract or agreement
resting on another; trusting in the word or authority of another, without doubt or reserve; unquestioning; complete; as, implicit confidence; implicit obedience
Origin: [L. implicitus, p. p. of implicare to entwine, entangle, attach closely: cf. F. implicite. See Implicate.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'implicit' in Adjectives Frequency: #942
The numerical value of implicit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of implicit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If you look at it more locally, state guaranteed institutions are seeing significant inflows . part-nationalized banks or those with an implicit state guarantee.
I am sure you will be guided right in your decision, to place implicit faith in his integrity and honesty. Best wishes from one who has known Richard longer than anyone else. His mother.
Whenever is found what is called a paternal government, there is found state education. It has been discovered that the best way to ensure implicit obedience is to commence tyranny in the nursery.
Men have defined the parameters of every subject. All feminist arguments, however radical in intent or consequence, are with or against assertions or premises implicit in the male system, which is made credible or authentic by the power of men to name.
It's hard to take seriously a reform committee of FIFA that is full of football and Olympic insiders and officials, all of whom have an implicit conflict of interest through their roles as well as a vested interest in maintaining as much of the status quo as they can get away with.
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- implícitCatalan, Valencian
- bezvýhradný, implicitníCzech
- implisiittinen, epäsuora, ehdotonFinnish
- absolu, implicite, aveugle, inhérent, taciteFrench
- fillteScottish Gaelic
- assoluto, implicitoItalian
- 暗黙, 絶対的, 絶対, 潜在的Japanese
- подразбран, имплицитен, безрезервен, суштински, својствен, безусловенMacedonian
- absoluut, implicietDutch
- absolutny, niejawny, bezwarunkowy, domniemany, domyślnyPolish
- absolut, inerent, implicitRomanian
- неявный, полный, безусловный, присущий, скрытый, безоговорочный, свойственныйRussian
- inherentan, инхерентан, implicitan, имплицитанSerbo-Croatian
- üstü kapalı, örtülüTurkish
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