from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Implied or understood though not directly expressed: an implicit agreement not to raise the touchy subject.
- adj. Contained in the nature of something though not readily apparent: "Frustration is implicit in any attempt to express the deepest self” ( Patricia Hampl).
- adj. Having no doubts or reservations; unquestioning: implicit trust.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Implied indirectly, without being directly expressed
- adj. Contained in the essential nature of something but not openly shown
- adj. Having no reservations or doubts; unquestioning or unconditional; usually said of faith or trust.
- adj. entangled, twisted together.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Infolded; entangled; complicated; involved.
- adj. Tacitly comprised; fairly to be understood, though not expressed in words; implied.
- adj. Resting on another; trusting in the word or authority of another, without doubt or reserve; unquestioning; complete
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Infolded; entangled.
- Complicated; involved; puzzling.
- Implied; resting on implication or inference; that may or should be understood, though not directly expressed; tacitly included.
- Involved in or resulting from perfect confidence in or deference to some authority or witness; hence, submissive; unquestioning; blind: as, implicit faith; implicit assent; implicit obedience.
- Submissively yielding; unquestioningly obedient; trusting confidently or blindly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being without doubt or reserve
- adj. implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something
This is what I term implicit whiteness? implicit because explicit assertions of white identity have been banned by the anti-white elites that dominate our politics and culture.
The president rejected what he described as the implicit suggestion from some quarters that the Public Protector was not up to this task.
Similarly the idea of the "American family" which was hegemonic for much of the last century and which serves as the basis for some political arguments is predicated on certain implicit ideas about who is an american, about what proper relationships look like, and about the place of the family within society, etc. Maddy
But I can't believe anymore has suggested that he literally - what's not implicit is that ...
“Even though implicitly acquired knowledge tends to remain implicit, and explicitly acquired knowledge tends to remain explicit, explicitly learned knowledge can become implicit in the sense that learners can lose awareness of its structures over time, and learners can become aware of the structures of implicit knowledge when attempting to access it, for example for applying it to a new context or conveying it verbally to somebody else.”
"We aided and abetted it in implicit ways by not demanding more earlier."
Paralleling this, I observe significant reductions in implicit bias (0.20 to 0.57 standard deviations) among Hindu children.
Rather, what was implicit is changed by explicating it.
The Digger anarchists and pacifist mystics prosecuted this sharp rivalry within implicit limits, but it profoundly shaped social relations within the enclave from 1966 to 1968.
Scalia stated from the bench that the US was founded on godly principles, Roberts stated that he would recuse himself rather than rule on matters relating to the church, implicit is the acknowledgement that there may be a conflict between his religiouos beliefs and his calling as a justice.