What does implicitly mean?

Definitions for implicitly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word implicitly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. implicitly(adverb)

    without doubting or questioning

    "I implicitly trust him"

  2. implicitly(adverb)

    without ever expressing so clearly

    "he implicitly assumes that you know the answer"


  1. implicitly(Adverb)

    In an implicit or implied manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Implicitly(adverb)

    in an implicit manner; without reserve; with unreserved confidence

  2. Implicitly(adverb)

    by implication; impliedly; as, to deny the providence of God is implicitly to deny his existence


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of implicitly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of implicitly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Julian Ku:

    (B)y limiting the USS Lassen's transit to an 'innocent passage,' the U.S. is implicitly recognizing that China is entitled to a 12 nm (nautical mile) territorial sea around its artificial island on Subi Reef.

  2. China President Joerg Wuttke:

    Such vagueness creates a great deal of uncertainty for business, as it implicitly leaves the Chinese government with the option of undermining foreign market access based on unclear and broad national security considerations.

  3. Ajit Pai:

    It is exceptionally rare to have the Department of Justice refuse to sign onto an FCC brief, but this says that the DOJ doesn’t trust that this is legal, president Obama’s own Department of Justice implicitly is questioning whether or not this is government overreach.

  4. Brendan Schulman:

    I've seen hundreds of amazing products designed without those certificates, what the FAA is implicitly saying is that all those businesses need to stop what they're doing right now before even testing their products. Companies in this industry ought to be concerned with this approach.

  5. Walt Disney:

    Somehow I can't believe that there are any heights that can't be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C s. They are curiosity, confidence, courage, and constancy, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.

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