implied, rather than expressly stated:
unquestioning or unreserved; absolute:
implicit trust; implicit obedience; implicit confidence.
potentially contained (usually followed by in):
to bring out the drama implicit in the occasion.
Mathematics. (of a function) having the dependent variable not explicitly expressed in terms of the independent variables, as x 2 + y 2 = 1.
Compare (def 5).
not explicit; implied; indirect: there was implicit criticism in his voice
absolute and unreserved; unquestioning: you have implicit trust in him
(when postpositive) foll by in. contained or inherent: to bring out the anger implicit in the argument
(maths) (of a function) having an equation of the form f(x,y) = 0, in which y cannot be directly expressed in terms of x, as in xy + x² + y³x ² = 0 Compare explicit1 (sense 4)
1590s, from Middle French implicite and directly from Latin implicitus, later variant of implicatus, past participle of implicare (see implication).
[im-plahyd] adjective 1. involved, indicated, or suggested without being directly or explicitly stated; tacitly understood: an implied rebuke; an implied compliment. [im-plahy] verb (used with object), implied, implying. 1. to indicate or suggest without being explicitly stated: His words implied a lack of faith. 2. (of words) to signify or mean. 3. to involve as […]
noun, Law. 1. a manifestation of consent to something through conduct, including inaction or silence.
noun 1. a warranty not stated explicitly by the seller of merchandise or real property but presumed for reasons of commercial or legal custom (distinguished from ).
[im-plahyd] adjective 1. involved, indicated, or suggested without being directly or explicitly stated; tacitly understood: an implied rebuke; an implied compliment. /ɪmˈplaɪd/ adjective 1. hinted at or suggested; not directly expressed: an implied criticism