Meaning of IMPLICIT in English

IMPLICIT

/ ɪmˈplɪsɪt; NAmE / adjective

1.

implicit (in sth) suggested without being directly expressed :

Implicit in his speech was the assumption that they were guilty.

implicit criticism

2.

implicit (in sth) forming part of sth (although perhaps not directly expressed) :

The ability to listen is implicit in the teacher's role.

3.

complete and not doubted

SYN absolute :

She had the implicit trust of her staff.

—compare explicit

►  im·pli·cit·ly adverb :

It reinforces, implicitly or explicitly, the idea that money is all-important.

I trust John implicitly.

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WORD ORIGIN

late 16th cent.: from French implicite or Latin implicitus , later form of implicatus entwined, past participle of implicare , from in- in + plicare to fold.

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