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tac·it

 (tăs′ĭt)
adj.
1. Not spoken: indicated tacit approval by smiling and winking.
2. Implied by or inferred from actions or statements: Management has given its tacit approval to the plan.
3. Archaic Not speaking; silent.

[Latin tacitus, silent, past participle of tacēre, to be silent.]

tac′it·ly adv.
tac′it·ness n.

tacit

(ˈtæsɪt)
adj
1. implied or inferred without direct expression; understood: a tacit agreement.
2. (Law) created or having effect by operation of law, rather than by being directly expressed
[C17: from Latin tacitus, past participle of tacēre to be silent]
ˈtacitly adv
ˈtacitness n

tac•it

(ˈtæs 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.
[1595–1605; < Latin tacitus silent, past participle of tacēre to be silent]
tac′it•ly, adv.
tac′it•ness, n.
tacenda, tacit - Tacenda are things not to be mentioned or made public—things better left unsaid; tacit means "unspoken, silent" or "implied, inferred."
See also related terms for implied.

tacit

- One of its early meanings was "wordless, noiseless," from Latin tacere, "be silent."
See also related terms for silent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tacit - implied by or inferred from actions or statements; "gave silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood provisos of a custody agreement"
implicit, inexplicit - 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"

tacit

adjective implied, understood, implicit, silent, taken for granted, unspoken, inferred, undeclared, wordless, unstated, unexpressed a tacit admission that a mistake had been made
stated, spoken, explicit, expressed, spelled-out

tacit

adjective
2. Conveyed indirectly without words or speech:
Idiom: taken for granted.
Translations
äänetönhiljainen
non-verbaalstilzwijgend

tacit

[ˈtæsɪt] ADJtácito

tacit

[ˈtæsɪt] adjtacite

tacit

tacit

[ˈtæsɪt] adjtacito/a
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