Meaning of EXPLICIT in English



characterized by full precise expression

gave the guard explicit orders about whom to admit

Synonyms: categorical, clean-cut, clear-cut, definite, definitive, express, specific, unambiguous

Related Word: certain, clear, distinct, lucid, perspicuous, plain, sure, understandable, unequivocal; accurate, correct, exact, precise

Contrasted words: cryptic, dark, enigmatic, equivocal, obscure, unclear, vague; implicit, implied, inferred; imprecise, inaccurate, incorrect, inexact

Antonyms: ambiguous

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