Antonyms of adj implicit

2 senses of implicit

Sense 1
implicit (vs. explicit), inexplicit -- (implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something; "an implicit agreement not to raise the subject"; "there was implicit criticism in his voice"; "anger was implicit in the argument"; "the oak is implicit in the acorn")

explicit (vs. implicit), expressed -- (precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication; "explicit instructions"; "she made her wishes explicit"; "explicit sexual scenes")
        => declared, stated -- (declared as fact; explicitly stated)
        => definitive, unequivocal -- (clearly defined or formulated; "the plain and unequivocal language of the laws"- R.B.Taney)
        => express -- (not tacit or implied; "her express wish")
        => graphic -- (describing nudity or sexual activity in graphic detail; "graphic sexual scenes")
        => hard-core, hardcore -- (extremely explicit; "hard-core pornography")

Sense 2
implicit, unquestioning -- (being without doubt or reserve; "implicit trust")

INDIRECT (VIA absolute) -> relative, comparative -- (estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete; "a relative stranger")

Similarity of adj implicit

2 senses of implicit

Sense 1
implicit (vs. explicit), inexplicit -- (implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature of something; "an implicit agreement not to raise the subject"; "there was implicit criticism in his voice"; "anger was implicit in the argument"; "the oak is implicit in the acorn")
       => implicit in (predicate), inherent, underlying -- (in the nature of something though not readily apparent; "shortcomings inherent in our approach"; "an underlying meaning")
       => silent, tacit, understood -- (implied by or inferred from actions or statements; "gave silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood provisos of a custody agreement")
       => unexpressed, unsaid, unstated, unuttered, unverbalized, unverbalised, unvoiced, unspoken -- (not made explicit; "the unexpressed terms of the agreement"; "things left unsaid"; "some kind of unspoken agreement"; "his action is clear but his reason remains unstated")
          Also See-> connotative#1; covert#1

Sense 2
implicit, unquestioning -- (being without doubt or reserve; "implicit trust")
       => absolute (vs. relative) -- (perfect or complete or pure; "absolute loyalty"; "absolute silence"; "absolute truth"; "absolute alcohol")

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