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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Tacit \Tac"it\, a. [L. tacitus, p. p. of tacere to be silent, to
pass over in silence; akin to Goth. [thorn]ahan to be silent,
Icel. [thorn]egja, OHG. dag[=e]n: cf. F. tacite. Cf.
Done or made in silence; implied, but not expressed; silent;
as, tacit consent is consent by silence, or by not
interposing an objection. -- Tac"it*ly, adv.
The tacit and secret theft of abusing our brother in
civil contracts. --Jer. Taylor.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: implied by or inferred from actions or statements; "gave
silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood
provisos of a custody agreement" [syn: silent, tacit,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
18 Moby Thesaurus words for "tacit":
assumed, implicit, implied, inarticulate, inferred, intimated,
silent, suggested, taken for granted, undeclared, understood,
unexpressed, unsaid, unspoken, unstated, unuttered, unvoiced,
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
TACIT. That which, although not expressed, is understood from the nature of
the thing, or from the provision of the law; implied.
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