Definitions for tacitˈtæs ɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
understood without being openly expressed; implied:
silent; saying nothing:
a tacit partner.
unvoiced or unspoken:
a tacit prayer.
Origin of tacit:
1595–1605; < L tacitus silent, ptp. of tacēre to be silent
silent, tacit, understood(adj)
implied by or inferred from actions or statements
"gave silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood provisos of a custody agreement"
Done or made in silence; implied, but not expressed; silent; as, tacit consent is consent by silence, or by not interposing an objection.
Not derived from formal principles of reasoning; based on induction rather than deduction.
done or made in silence; implied, but not expressed; silent; as, tacit consent is consent by silence, or by not interposing an objection
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