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    implicit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word implicit

    Definition
    (adj) implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something
    Synonyms : inexplicit
    Example Sentence
    • an implicit agreement not to raise the subject
    • there was implicit criticism in his voice
    • anger was implicit in the argument
    • the oak is implicit in the acorn
    Definition
    (adj) being without doubt or reserve
    Synonyms : unquestioning
    Example Sentence
    • implicit trust
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for implicit

impli+cit--- tacit(CIT) means understand without being expressed so IMPLICIT means implied without directly expressed

S(impli) (cit)ing is implicit

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implicit = im (not) + lic + it; There is no lick in the tank; It is lick free.

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