What is another word for implicit?

Pronunciation: [ɪmplˈɪsɪt] (IPA)

Implicit is often used to describe something that is suggested or understood without being directly stated. Synonyms for the word include implied, inferred, tacit, hinted at, and not explicitly stated. When something is implicit, it may also be considered to be inherent, unspoken, or unexpressed. Other synonyms for implicit include latent, concealed, and underlying. The use of these synonyms allows for more variety and nuance in language, enabling writers and speakers to express themselves with greater precision. Whether discussing implicit assumptions, implicit biases, or implicit meanings, the synonyms for implicit provide a range of options for communicating ideas effectively.

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What are the opposite words for implicit?

Implicit means something that is understood without being directly expressed. There are several antonyms for the word implicit, which can be used to convey the opposite meaning. These include explicit, clear, obvious, overt, and patent. For example, if we say that the instructions were implicit, we can also say that they were not explicit enough. Similarly, if a statement is implicit, it can also be considered unclear or ambiguous. Antonyms help to add depth and clarity to language, and are useful in differentiating between various shades of meaning in communication.

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Usage examples for Implicit

Kate seated herself with an air of implicit obedience at a writing-table, and took up a pen.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
I have confidence in my people; more than that, I have implicit and indomitable confidence in-Truth.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
He lighted every one's lamp at the flame of his own implicit faith.
"Fortitude"
Hugh Walpole

Famous quotes with Implicit

  • A piece of advice always contains an implicit threat, just as a threat always contains an implicit piece of advice.
    Jose Bergamin
  • Sometimes you like the personal adventure implicit in the making of a film, and sometimes you like your part in a film, and sometimes you like the final result.
    Jacqueline Bisset
  • All I ever promised was that I was sure I could develop a new pharmacological agent which might answer a physiological question. Any utility would be implicit in that answer.
    James W. Black
  • Unfortunately, in today's world we have to be reminded that the power of an oath derives from the fact that in it we ask God to bear witness to the promises we make with the implicit expectation that He will hold us accountable for the manner in which we honor them.
    James L. Buckley
  • To make the moral achievement implicit in science a source of strength to civilization, the scientist will have to have the cooperation also of the philosopher and the religious teacher.
    Arthur Holly Compton

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