tacit
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈtæsɪt/
Adjective

tacit

  1. Expressed in silence; implied, but not made explicit; silent.
    tacit consent : consent by silence, or by not raising an objection
    • 1983, Stanley Rosen, Plato’s Sophist: The Drama of Original & Image, page 62:
      He does this by way of a tacit reference to Homer.
    • 2004, Developing Democracy in Europe: An Analytical Summary (Lawrence Pratchett, ‎Vivien Lowndes; ISBN 9287155798:
      […] disengagement represents a tacit rejection of governing institutions and processes, especially among young people, […]
  2. (logic) Not derived from formal principles of reasoning; based on induction rather than deduction.
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