### Definition of Implicit

**1.** *Adjective.* Implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something. "The oak is implicit in the acorn"

**Inexplicit**

Attributes:

**Explicitness**

Also:

**Connotative**,

**Covert**

Similar to:

**Implicit In**,

**Inherent**,

**Underlying**,

**Silent**,

**Tacit**,

**Understood**,

**Unexpressed**,

**Unsaid**,

**Unspoken**,

**Unstated**,

**Unuttered**,

**Unverbalised**,

**Unverbalized**,

**Unvoiced**

Antonyms:

**Explicit**

Derivative terms:

**Implicitness**,

**Inexplicitness**

**2.**

*Adjective.*Being without doubt or reserve. "Implicit trust"

### Definition of Implicit

**1.** *a.* Infolded; entangled; complicated; involved.

### Definition of Implicit

**1.** Adjective. Implied indirectly, without being directly expressed ¹

**2.** Adjective. Contained in the essential nature of something but not openly shown ¹

**3.** Adjective. Having no reservations or doubts; unquestioning or unconditional; usually said of faith or trust. ¹

**4.** Adjective. (obsolete) entangled, twisted together. ¹

¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Implicit

**1.** implied [adj]

### Medical Definition of Implicit

**1.**
1. Infolded; entangled; complicated; involved. "In his woolly fleece I cling implicit." (Pope)
2. Tacitly comprised; fairly to be understood, though not expressed in words; implied; as, an implicit contract or agreement.
3. Resting on another; trusting in the word or authority of another, without doubt or reserve; unquestioning; complete; as, implicit confidence; implicit obedience. "Back again to implicit faith I fall." (Donne) Implicit function.

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### Lexicographical Neighbors of Implicit

### Literary usage of Implicit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus* by William Anthony Granville, Percey Franklyn Smith (1904)

"**implicit** functions. When a relation between x and у is given by means of an
equation not solved for y, then у is called an **implicit** function of x. ..."**2.** *Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus* by William Anthony Granville (1904)

"**implicit** functions. When a relation between x and у is given by means of an ...
Evidently x is also defined by means of this equation as an **implicit** ..."**3.** *Psychological Review* by American Psychological Association (1879)

"Later, this same person recalling the incident (**implicit** activity) communicates
the details to his friend, or in other words performs a language response of ..."**4.** *First Lessons: A Report on Elementary Education in America* by William J. Bennett (1986)

"Let's have a national campaign: By the end of the 1986-87 school year, every
child should obtain a library card—and use it. The **implicit** Curriculum ..."**5.** *Differential and Integral Calculus* by Clyde Elton Love (1916)

"**implicit** functions. Up to this point we have been concerned with functions ...
In such a case y is called an **implicit** function of x, and the relation is ..."**6.** *A Course in Mathematical Analysis* by Edouard Goursat, Earle Raymond Hedrick (1904)

"**implicit** FUNCTIONS ANALYTIC CURVES AND SURFACES 187. **implicit** functions of a
single variable. The existence of **implicit** functions has already been ..."**7.** *Delineation of Roman Catholicism: Drawn from the Authentic and Acknowledged* by Charles Elliott (1851)

"This substitute they have denominated **implicit** faith, by which they believe every
thing, and know nothing, not even the terms of the propositions which they ..."**8.** *Lectures on the Theory of Functions of Real Variables* by James Pierpont (1905)

"We say u is the **implicit** function defined by 1). ... This same function may be
considered as an **implicit** function, defined by yf(x) = F(x, y) = 0. 2. ..."