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tacit

tac·it

tacit

 
pronunciation:
tae siht
part of speech: adjective
definition: suggested, implied, or understood, without being expressed in words.
He gave his tacit agreement to the plan.
synonyms:
implicit, implied, mute, unspoken, wordless
antonyms:
explicit, stated
similar words:
assumed, nonverbal, silent, understood, unsaid
derivations: tacitly (adv.), tacitness (n.)