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Synonyms for implicit
ɪmˈplɪs ɪtim·plic·it

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  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 Antonyms

  1. implicit

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

    explicit, express

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. implicit

    implied, involved, indicated

    expressed, explicit, developed

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. implicitadjective

    implied, inferred, understood, tacit

  2. implicitadjective

    unreserved, unhesitating, firm, undoubting, steadfast, unshaken

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  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. Marie Harf:

    The offer, as I understand it, which we see as an implicit threat, is for the U.S. to stop doing something that is routine, that is transparent, that is defensive in nature, and that is annual ... in exchange for the North Koreans not doing something that is prohibited under multiple U.N. Security Council resolutions and that they are not supposed to be doing, that's really a false choice here.

  2. Samuel Gross:

    In some cases, you see some type of explicit racism, non-implicit racism has never gone away either.

  3. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates:

    But implicit bias also presents unique challenges to effective law enforcement, because it can alter where investigators and prosecutors look for evidence and how they analyze it without their awareness or ability to compensate.

  4. Norman Wiese:

    Flipping our company to a U.S. entity wasn’t a hard requirement for getting into Techstars, but it’s an implicit requirement if you’re going to raise money here.

  5. Evan Ellis:

    Guaido and his team, and the Trump Administration, deserve credit for coordinating an extensive international diplomatic effort under extraordinary circumstances, which ultimately resulted in 57 countries across Latin America, Europe, and elsewhere, recognizing his legitimacy, guaido and his government also deserve extraordinary credit that, without control over Venezuelan territory or resources, they not only engaged within Venezuela against constant implicit and explicit threats by the Maduro regime but coordinated a broad-ranging international diplomacy.

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