Implicit Definition

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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Without reservation or doubt; unquestioning; absolute.
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Implicated; entangled.
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Origin of Implicit

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

    From Wiktionary

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

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

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