Synonyms and Antonyms of implicit

  1. 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 Synonyms implied, tacit, unexpressed, unspoken, unvoiced, wordless Related Words inferred, presumed; construed, interpreted; unannounced, undeclared, unsaid, untold; hinted, insinuated, intimated, suggested Near Antonyms apparent, blatant, evident, manifest, obvious, plain, straightforward; unambiguous, unequivocal, unmistakable Antonyms explicit, express, expressed, spoken, stated, voiced

  2. 2 having or showing a mind free from doubt members of the expedition must have implicit trust in their leaders Synonyms assured, clear, cocksure, confident, doubtless, certain, positive, sanguine, sureRelated Words self-assured, self-conceited, self-confident; decisive, resolute, unfaltering, unhesitating, unquestioning, unwaveringNear Antonyms hesitant, indecisive, vacillating, wavering; diffident, unassumingAntonyms doubtful, dubious, uncertain, unsure

  3. 3 existing only as a possibility and not in fact there's a risk implicit in any overseas operation undertaken by the military Synonyms potential, possibleRelated Words conceivable, generable, imaginable, plausible, thinkable; likely, probable; conjectural, hypothetical, suppositional, theoretical (also theoretic); alleged, assumed, purported, reputed, supposed; achievable, attainable, doable, feasible, practicable, viable, workableNear Antonyms authenticated, confirmed, demonstrated, established, proven, substantiated; authentic, bona fide, genuine, trueAntonyms actual, existent, factual, real

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a trip made at another's expense

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