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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 ?
I can only repeat that I place implicit belief in her statement.
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.
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.
AT a consultation, held between Colonel Winslow and Captain Murray, [of the New England forces, charged with the duty of exiling the Acadians,] it was agreed that a proclamation should be issued at the different settlements, requiring the attendance of the people at the respective posts on the same day; which proclamation should be so ambiguous in its nature that the object for which they were to assemble could not be discerned, and so peremptory in its terms as to ensure implicit obedience.
Mr Shepherd, a civil, cautious lawyer, who, whatever might be his hold or his views on Sir Walter, would rather have the disagreeable prompted by anybody else, excused himself from offering the slightest hint, and only begged leave to recommend an implicit reference to the excellent judgement of Lady Russell, from whose known good sense he fully expected to have just such resolute measures advised as he meant to see finally adopted.
There be also two false peaces, or unities: the one, when the peace is grounded, but upon an implicit ignorance; for all colors will agree in the dark: the other, when it is pieced up, upon a direct admission of contraries, in fundamental points.
Recover your liberty by any means that you may be advised to employ; and be assured beforehand of my entire and implicit submission.
That because she was an inner member and therefore bound to implicit obedience that she was dragged away from her husband, kept apart from him against her will, forced into endeavours to make a fool of Brott even at the cost of her good name.
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.
Johnson, I intend retaining command of the ship, even though she crosses thirty, and I shall demand implicit obedience from every officer and man aboard until I am properly relieved from duty by a superior officer in the port of New York.
They promised implicit obedience, and departed with alacrity on their different errands.
To these and similar statistics, they listened with profound attention, and apparently, implicit belief.