Definitions for tacitˈtæs ɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tac•itˈtæs ɪt(adj.)

  1. understood without being openly expressed; implied:

    tacit approval.

  2. silent; saying nothing:

    a tacit partner.

  3. unvoiced or unspoken:

    a tacit prayer.

Origin of tacit:

1595–1605; < L tacitus silent, ptp. of tacēre to be silent

tac′it•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. tacit(Adjective)

    Done or made in silence; implied, but not expressed; silent; as, tacit consent is consent by silence, or by not interposing an objection.

  2. tacit(Adjective)

    Not derived from formal principles of reasoning; based on induction rather than deduction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tacit(adj)

    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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