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Synonyms for implicit
ɪmˈplɪs ɪtim·plic·it

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Wiktionary3.0 / 1 vote

  1. implicitadjective


  2. implicitadjective

    Implied indirectly, without being directly expressed

    unspoken, implied


  3. implicitadjective

    Contained in the essential nature of something but not openly shown

    inherent, intrinsic


  4. implicitadjective

    Having no reservations or doubts; unquestioning or unconditional; usually said of faith or trust.

    unquestioning, unconditional


  5. implicitadjective


English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. implicit

    ambiguous, doubtful, implied, indefinite, indeterminate, uncertain, vague

    explicit, express

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. implicit

    implied, involved, indicated

    expressed, explicit, developed

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 2 votes

  1. implicit, inexplicitadjective

    implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something

    "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"

    unquestioning, inexplicit

    expressed, hard-core, relative, definitive, declared, stated, explicit, hardcore, express, graphic, comparative, unequivocal

  2. implicit, unquestioningadjective

    being without doubt or reserve

    "implicit trust"

    unquestioning, inexplicit

    express, unequivocal, definitive, graphic, hardcore, declared, expressed, explicit, hard-core, comparative, relative, stated

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. implicitadjective

    implied, inferred, understood, tacit

  2. implicitadjective

    unreserved, unhesitating, firm, undoubting, steadfast, unshaken

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "implicit":

    implied, tacit, imputed, inherent, default, unstated, implication

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How to use implicit in a sentence?

  1. Hannah Nixon:

    I am sure you will be guided right in your decision, to place implicit faith in his integrity and honesty. Best wishes from one who has known Richard longer than anyone else. His mother.

  2. Andrea Dworkin:

    Men have defined the parameters of every subject. All feminist arguments, however radical in intent or consequence, are with or against assertions or premises implicit in the male system, which is made credible or authentic by the power of men to name.

  3. Jaimie Fuller:

    It's hard to take seriously a reform committee of FIFA that is full of football and Olympic insiders and officials, all of whom have an implicit conflict of interest through their roles as well as a vested interest in maintaining as much of the status quo as they can get away with.

  4. Joshua DuBois:

    You don't have to agree with every statement or tactic of every activist in the very broad Black Lives Matter movement, but we have to agree that they are putting some critical issues on the table, issues like police brutality and criminal justice reform and implicit bias. We wouldn't be talking about this if it wasn't for Black Lives Matter.

  5. Alexandre Zeller:

    If you look at it more locally, state guaranteed institutions are seeing significant inflows . part-nationalized banks or those with an implicit state guarantee.

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