What is another word for tacit?

Pronunciation: [tˈasɪt] (IPA)

Tacit is an adjective that refers to something that is unspoken or implied, rather than explicitly stated. Some synonyms for tacit include implicit, understood, implicit, inferred, hinted, indicated, suggested, and wordless. These terms all suggest that there is something beyond the surface level of what's being said or done, and that a deeper meaning or intention is present. Whether you're talking about a silent agreement among colleagues, an unspoken assumption about expectations in a relationship, or a subtle hint that someone wants to move on to a different topic, these words can help you describe the nuances of interpersonal communication and interaction.

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What are the opposite words for tacit?

"Tacit" is a word that means implied or understood without being stated directly. In contrast, "explicit" is its antonym and refers to something that is expressed clearly and directly. Another antonym for "tacit" is "overt," which is used to describe something that is done openly or publicly. Conversely, "covert" is another antonym of "tacit," meaning hidden or secret. "Apparent" is yet another antonym for "tacit," conveying the idea that something is easily understood or visible. On the other hand, "obscure" is another antonym of "tacit," describing something that is not easily understood or known. Overall, there are many antonyms for "tacit" that range from the explicit to the obscure.

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Usage examples for Tacit

The two had been allowed, by tacit consent, to have a considerable amount of talk together, and Lingard had been greatly touched and moved by the other's words of understanding praise, and appreciation, of the difficult, perilous task he had accomplished.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
After that, it seemed that they had subsided into a tacit acceptance of their future as she had outlined it.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
Unless one was a monk, being contemplative was a tacit violation of laws in the Land of Smiles.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito"
Steven Sills

Famous quotes with Tacit

  • Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil, it goes from strength to strength. It's a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.
    Martin Amis
  • Some theists in evolutionary science acquiesce to these tacit rules and retain a personal faith while accepting a thoroughly naturalistic picture of physical reality.
    Phillip E. Johnson
  • Culture is the tacit agreement to let the means of subsistence disappear behind the purpose of existence. Civilization is the subordination of the latter to the former.
    Karl Kraus
  • There are moods in which one feels the impulse to enter a tacit protest against too gross an appetite for pure aesthetics in this starving and sinning world. One turns half away, musingly, from certain beautiful useless things.
    Henry James
  • Culture is the tacit agreement to let the means of subsistence disappear behind the purpose of existence.
    Karl Kraus

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