1. [ adjective ] implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something
Synonyms: inexplicit

"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"

Related terms: explicit implicit_in unexpressed unexpressed implied covert connotative explicitness
2. [ adjective ] being without doubt or reserve
Synonyms: unquestioning

"implicit trust"

Related terms: absolute
Similar spelling:   implicitly