implicit


implicit

adjective

Definition of IMPLICIT

1
understood although not put into words <the implicit agreement among members of the outing club is that everyone pays his or her own way on all trips>
2
having or showing a mind free from doubt <members of the expedition must have implicit trust in their leaders>
3
existing only as a possibility and not in fact <there's a risk implicit in any overseas operation undertaken by the military>
Synonyms implicit, possible

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