Implicit definition

ĭm-plĭsĭt
Without reservation or doubt; unquestioning; absolute.
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Suggested or to be understood though not plainly expressed; implied.
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Necessarily or naturally involved though not plainly apparent or expressed; essentially a part or condition; inherent.
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Having no doubts or reservations; unquestioning.

Implicit trust.

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The definition of implicit refers to something that is suggested or implied but not ever clearly said.

An example of implicit is when your wife gives you a dirty look when you drop your socks on the floor.

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Contained in the essential nature of something but not openly shown.
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Implied or understood though not directly expressed.

An implicit agreement not to raise the touchy subject.

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Having no reservations or doubts; unquestioning or unconditional; usually said of faith or trust.
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Contained in the nature of something though not readily apparent.
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(obs.) Implicated; entangled.
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Origin of implicit

  • Latin implicitus variant of implicātus past participle of implicāre to entangle implicate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French implicite, from Latin implicitus, past participle of implico (“I infold, involve, entangle”); see implicate.

    From Wiktionary