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implicit

adjective

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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

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2 having or showing a mind free from doubt
  • members of the expedition must have implicit trust in their leaders

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3 existing only as a possibility and not in fact
  • there's a risk implicit in any overseas operation undertaken by the military

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The first known use of implicit was in 1613

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“Implicit.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/implicit. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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