What does implicit mean?

Definitions for implicit
ɪmˈplɪs ɪtim·plic·it

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Wiktionary

  1. implicitadjective

    Implied indirectly, without being directly expressed

    Etymology: From or from implicitus, past participle of implico; see implicate.

  2. implicitadjective

    Contained in the essential nature of something but not openly shown

    Etymology: From or from implicitus, past participle of implico; see implicate.

  3. implicitadjective

    Having no reservations or doubts; unquestioning or unconditional; usually said of faith or trust.

    Etymology: From or from implicitus, past participle of implico; see implicate.

  4. implicitadjective

    entangled, twisted together.

    Etymology: From or from implicitus, past participle of implico; see implicate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. implicit, inexplicitadjective

    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"

  2. implicit, unquestioningadjective

    being without doubt or reserve

    "implicit trust"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Implicitadjective

    infolded; entangled; complicated; involved

    Etymology: [L. implicitus, p. p. of implicare to entwine, entangle, attach closely: cf. F. implicite. See Implicate.]

  2. Implicitadjective

    tacitly comprised; fairly to be understood, though not expressed in words; implied; as, an implicit contract or agreement

    Etymology: [L. implicitus, p. p. of implicare to entwine, entangle, attach closely: cf. F. implicite. See Implicate.]

  3. Implicitadjective

    resting on another; trusting in the word or authority of another, without doubt or reserve; unquestioning; complete; as, implicit confidence; implicit obedience

    Etymology: [L. implicitus, p. p. of implicare to entwine, entangle, attach closely: cf. F. implicite. See Implicate.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'implicit' in Adjectives Frequency: #942

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of implicit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of implicit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of implicit in a Sentence

  1. Joshua DuBois:

    You don't have to agree with every statement or tactic of every activist in the very broad Black Lives Matter movement, but we have to agree that they are putting some critical issues on the table, issues like police brutality and criminal justice reform and implicit bias. We wouldn't be talking about this if it wasn't for Black Lives Matter.

  2. Laura Ingraham:

    So they want to control language, instill fear and enforce rules with specific and implicit threats, and, of course, in some cases, life-altering punishment. … enter(s) the notion of what the anti-racist curriculum really is. It’s largely the brainchild of Ibram Kendi, and it embodies their supposed aim of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in our schools.

  3. Black Lives Matter-aligned:

    I support social justice issues, social justice matters, i pushed for implicit bias training within the city. I am not a racist.

  4. Andrea Dworkin:

    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.

  5. Paul Shechtman:

    At the first trial we argued that the $60,000 payment to Mr. Rechnitz was inappropriate, so I'm not surprised by today's plea, i respect Mr. Huberfeld greatly for admitting what he did, and for not admitting what he didn't do. Implicit in this plea is that he did not pay a bribe to Norman Seabrook.

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