Meaning of IMPLICIT in English


adj.1 implied though not plainly expressed.

2 (often foll. by in) virtually contained.

3 absolute, unquestioning, unreserved (implicit obedience).

4 Math. (of a function) not expressed directly in terms of independent variables.


implicitly adv. implicitness n.

Etymology: F implicite or L implicitus (as IMPLICATE)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.