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im·plic·it

 (ĭm-plĭs′ĭt)
adj.
1. Implied or understood though not directly expressed: an implicit agreement not to raise the touchy subject.
2. Contained in the nature of something though not readily apparent: "Frustration is implicit in any attempt to express the deepest self" (Patricia Hampl).
3. Having no doubts or reservations; unquestioning: implicit trust.

[Latin implicitus, variant of implicātus, past participle of implicāre, to entangle; see implicate.]

im·plic′it·ly adv.
im·plic′it·ness n.

implicit

(ɪmˈplɪsɪt)
adj
1. not explicit; implied; indirect: there was implicit criticism in his voice.
2. absolute and unreserved; unquestioning: you have implicit trust in him.
3. (when postpositive, usually foll by in) contained or inherent: to bring out the anger implicit in the argument.
4. (Mathematics) maths (of a function) having an equation of the form f(x,y) = 0, in which y cannot be directly expressed in terms of x, as in xy + x2 + y3x 2 = 0. Compare explicit14
5. obsolete intertwined
[C16: from Latin implicitus, variant of implicātus interwoven; see implicate]
imˈplicitly adv
imˈplicitness, imˈplicity n

im•plic•it

(ɪmˈplɪs ɪt)

adj.
1. not expressly stated; implied: implicit agreement.
2. unquestioning; absolute: implicit trust.
3. potentially contained; inherent: the drama implicit in the occasion.
[1590–1600; < Latin implicitus involved, obscure, variant past participle of implicāre; see implicate]
im•plic′it•ly, adv.
im•plic′it•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.implicit - 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"
connotative - having the power of implying or suggesting something in addition to what is explicit
covert - secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"
explicit, expressed - precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication; "explicit instructions"; "she made her wishes explicit"; "explicit sexual scenes"
2.implicit - being without doubt or reserveimplicit - being without doubt or reserve; "implicit trust"
absolute - perfect or complete or pure; "absolute loyalty"; "absolute silence"; "absolute truth"; "absolute alcohol"

implicit

adjective
1. implied, understood, suggested, hinted at, taken for granted, unspoken, inferred, tacit, undeclared, insinuated, unstated, unsaid, unexpressed He wanted to make explicit in the film what was implicit in the play.
implied stated, spoken, expressed, declared, obvious, patent, explicit
2. inherent, contained, underlying, intrinsic, latent, ingrained, inbuilt Implicit in snobbery is a certain timidity.

implicit

adjective
1. Conveyed indirectly without words or speech:
Idiom: taken for granted.
2. Involved in the essential nature of something but not shown or developed:
Translations
ضِمْنيمُطْلَق، تام
bezvýhradnýimplicitní
ubetingetuforbeholdenunderforstået
ehdotonepäsuoraimplisiittinen
burkolthallgatólagoshallgatólagosan beleértett
undirskilinn, sem er gefinn í skyn
besąlygiškasneišreikštasnetiesiogiaipotekste
aklsnešaubīgsnetiešs
predpokladanývyplývajúci
açıkça ifade edilmeden anlaşılanimalıkapalıkesinsorgulamayan

implicit

[ɪmˈplɪsɪt] ADJ
1. (= implied) [threat, agreement] → implícito
it is implicit in what you sayse sobreentiende por lo que dices
2. (= unquestioning) [faith, belief] → incondicional, absoluto

implicit

[ɪmˈplɪsɪt] adj
(= implied) → implicite
(= complete) → absolu(e), sans réserve
implicit in (= demonstrated by) → implicite dans

implicit

adj
(= implied)implizit; threatindirekt, implizit; agreement, recognitionstillschweigend; to be implicit in somethingdurch etw impliziert werden; in contract etcin etw (dat)impliziert sein; a threat was implicit in his actionin seiner Handlungsweise lag eine indirekte Drohung
(= unquestioning) belief, confidenceabsolut, unbedingt

implicit

[ɪmˈplɪsɪt] adj
a. (implied, threat) → implicito/a; (agreement) → tacito/a
b. (unquestioning, faith, belief) → assoluto/a

implicit

(imˈplisit) adjective
1. unquestioning; complete. implicit obedience.
2. implied (not explicitly stated); understood indirectly. The diplomat's statement contained implicit criticism of the government.
imˈplicitly adverb
References in classic literature ?
However implicit the faith of David was in the performance of ancient miracles, he eschewed the belief of any direct supernatural agency in the management of modern morality.
And though of all men the moody captain of the Pequod was the least given to that sort of shallowest assumption; and though the only homage he ever exacted, was implicit, instantaneous obedience; though he required no man to remove the shoes from his feet ere stepping upon the quarter-deck; and though there were times when, owing to peculiar circumstances connected with events hereafter to be detailed, he addressed them in unusual terms, whether of condescension or in terrorem, or otherwise; yet even Captain Ahab was by no means unobservant of the paramount forms and usages of the sea.
She loved her mother because she was so loving a creature, and all the selfishness that she had seen in her only saddened and perplexed her; for she had a child's implicit trust that her mother could not do wrong.
My last wishes are now confided to you, in implicit reliance on your honor, and on your tender regard for the memory of your friend.
My son's tutor is a conscientious gentleman; and if I had not implicit reliance on my son, I should have reliance on him.
They promised implicit obedience, and departed with alacrity on their different errands.
I signed a paper at his house on the implicit understanding that it was strictly private, and now he has trumpeted it forth to the whole world, and publicly associated my name not only with his own, but with those of persons of whom I know nothing except that I would rather not be connected with them in any way.
It did not occur to Lothario that this man he had seen issuing at such an untimely hour from Anselmo's house could have entered it on Leonela's account, nor did he even remember there was such a person as Leonela; all he thought was that as Camilla had been light and yielding with him, so she had been with another; for this further penalty the erring woman's sin brings with it, that her honour is distrusted even by him to whose overtures and persuasions she has yielded; and he believes her to have surrendered more easily to others, and gives implicit credence to every suspicion that comes into his mind.
Whether a governor of this State avails himself of the ascendant he must necessarily have, in this delicate and important part of the administration, to prefer to offices men who are best qualified for them, or whether he prostitutes that advantage to the advancement of persons whose chief merit is their implicit devotion to his will, and to the support of a despicable and dangerous system of personal influence, are questions which, unfortunately for the community, can only be the subjects of speculation and conjecture.
An approximate nearness of age, a similarity in ways of thinking, a common love of fresh air, and of the rich landscape scenery through which the coach was lumbering along,--these things, together with an indescribable magnetic something, drew us before long into one of those short-lived traveller's intimacies, in which we unbend with the more complacency because the intercourse is by its very nature transient, and makes no implicit demands upon the future.
What I failed to do, through implicit belief that my petition would be presumptuous and unwelcome, I do now, Dejah Thoris; I ask you to be my wife, and by all the Virginian fighting blood that flows in my veins you shall be.
We are sworn, once for all, to implicit confidence and devotedness against all proof.