Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) A belief that is implicit is complete and without question. (adjective) A meaning that is implicit is understood or given but not directly.

Examples: (adjective) Most religions ask for implicit faith. (adjective) Although students aren’t told that they can’t talk when the teacher is talking, the rule is implicit. (adjective) In the best stories the end is implicit from the beginning.

Synonyms: adjectives: unspoken, implied, suggested. unshakable, complete.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 8 B