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 for Tacit
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.
     Reticent.]
     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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The tacit and secret theft of abusing our brother in
           civil contracts.                         --Jer. Taylor.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tacit
      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,
             understood]

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,
     wordless
  
  

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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