Learn One New Word: Implicit


  1. implied, rather than expressly stated: implicit agreement.
  2. unquestioning or unreserved; absolute: implicit trust; implicit obedience; implicit confidence.
  3. potentially contained (usually followed by in ): to bring out the drama implicit in the occasion.
  4. Mathematics . (of a function) having the dependent variable not explicitly expressed in terms of the independent variables, as x 2 + y 2 = 1. Compare explicit ( def. 6 ) .

Example Sentences:

  • But the implicit put option, at par value, is not backed up by any capitalor official enhancement whatsoever.
  • But there is an implicit approval in this film that makes me uneasy.
  • There is a contradiction here that is implicit in how left-brain languageworks in distinction from mute right-brain intuition.

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