Meaning of IMPLICIT in English
im ‧ pli ‧ cit AC /ɪmˈplɪsət, ɪmˈplɪsɪt/ BrE AmE adjective
[ Word Family: noun : ↑ explicitness ; adverb : ↑ explicitly ≠ ↑ implicitly ; adjective : ↑ explicit ≠ ↑ implicit ]
[ Word Family: adverb : ↑ implicitly ≠ ↑ explicitly ; adjective : ↑ implicit ≠ ↑ explicit ]
[ Date: 1500-1600 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: implicatus , past participle of implicare ; ⇨ ↑ implicate ]
1 . suggested or understood without being stated directly OPP explicit
Her words contained an implicit threat.
His statement is being seen as implicit criticism of the work of research laboratories.
2 . formal forming a central part of something, but without being openly stated
Confidentiality is implicit in your relationship with a counselor.
3 . complete and containing no doubts
They had implicit faith in his powers.
—implicitly adverb :
They believed implicitly in their own superiority.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012