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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tacitly(adverb)

    in a tacit manner; by unexpressed agreement

    "they are tacitly expected to work 10 hours a day"


  1. tacitly(Adverb)

    In a tacit manner; done in silence or implied.

    Your failure to object to the request resulted in you tacitly approving the change.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aldous Huxley:

    The business of a seer is to see; and if he involves himself in the kind of God-eclipsing activities which make seeing impossible, he betrays the trust which his fellows have tacitly placed in him.

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