Pronunciation: (im-plis'it), [key]
1. implied, rather than expressly stated: implicit agreement.
2. unquestioning or unreserved; absolute: implicit trust; implicit obedience; implicit confidence.
3. potentially contained (usually fol. by in): to bring out the drama implicit in the occasion.
4. Math.(of a function) having the dependent variable not explicitly expressed in terms of the independent variables, as x2 + y2 = 1. Cf. explicit (def. 5).
5. Obs.entangled.

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