Crossword clues for tacit
- Implied - inferred
- Implied one is entering diplomacy
- Implicit authentication partially withdrawn
- Diplomacy surrounding Indian leader is understood
- Diplomacy around Iran's leader is understood
- Despicable character keeping Bill silent
- Unspoken, implied
- Understood to be essentially unskilled in diplomacy
- Understood sensitivity speaking about independence
- Understood old historian's left America
- Understood I could get involved in diplomacy
- Understood first bits of the Albanian constitution in translation
- Saying nothing
- Quietly understood
- Like a winked agreement
- Unspoken but implied
- Like a wink-and-a-nod agreement
- Without being said
- Unspoken, as an approval
- Implied, perhaps
- Unstated yet understood
- Unspoken, as approval
- Unsaid, yet understood
- Unmentioned yet understood
- Unexpressed but understood
- Understood without being stated
- Understood without being said
- Understood without being directly expressed
- Suggested but not stated
- Quietly implied
- Not stated directly
- Like a wink and a nod
- Kind of admission
- Indicated by a nod
- Implied with a nod, say
- Implied rather than expressed openly
- Implied but understood
- Implied but not verbalized
- Implied — inferred
- Communicated by nodding
- Agreement of a kind
- Not said
- Between the lines
- Wordlessly implied
- Implied but unspoken
- Unspoken but understood
- Silently understood
- Kind of approval
- Understood yet unstated
- Unsaid but understood
- Like some agreements
- Not in so many words
- Not spoken
- Between the lines, in a way
- Like something communicated with a wink and a nod
- Unspoken, as an understanding
- Not said explicitly
- Left unsaid
- Assumed, say
- Going without saying?
- Silent, as an agreement
- Not expressly stated
- Implied but not stated
- Implied but unsaid
- Implicitly understood
- Not verbalized
- Unexpressed but implied
- Implied but not expressed
- Unexpressed yet understood
- Implied, in a way
- One should be engaged in diplomacy, it's implied
- One assuming discretion is taken for granted
- Songbird catching a cold becomes silent
- Some dramatic attempt backfiring, it's understood
- Silent diplomacy securing independence
- Silent diplomacy I'll enter into
- Silent diplomacy involving Irish leader
- Returning elasticated corsets without speaking
- Bird covering bill becomes silent
- It's understood Tom came back with it
- India to engage in diplomatic relations, it's understood
- In Minnesota citizenship is implied
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
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.
The tacit and secret theft of abusing our brother in
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1600, "silent, unspoken," from French tacite and directly from Latin tacitus "that is passed over in silence, done without words, assumed as a matter of course, silent," past participle of tacere "be silent, not speak," from suffixed form of PIE root *tak- "to be silent" (cognates: Gothic þahan, Old Norse þegja "to be silent," Old Norse þagna "to grow dumb," Old Saxon thagian, Old High German dagen "to be silent"). The musical instruction tacet is the 3rd person present singular of the Latin verb. Related: Tacitly.
a. 1 express in silence; implied, but not made explicit; silent. 2 (context logic English) Not derived from formal principles of reasoning; based on induction rather than deduction.
Usage examples of "tacit".
Tacit, now I was seized with the desire to do something about those contemptuous looks that Astel was giving me.
And I saw Astel in those eyes, laughing at me, and Tacit in those eyes, proclaiming that he, not I, was the hero, and I saw the contempt of the knights, the sneers of the squires, the disdain of Stroker, everyone, all encapsulated in this one neat package.
I saw Astel in those eyes, laughing at me, and Tacit in those eyes, proclaiming that he, not I, was the hero, and I saw the contempt of the knights, the sneers of the squires, the disdain of Stroker, everyone, all encapsulated in this one neat package.
There is a tradition that Lebkuchen are exchanged by lovers, and although the relationship between Marjorie Dean and the young corporal was proper almost to the point of being staid, there was some times an element of tacit flirtation in the choice of these breads and cakes.
Doctor Blumenthal--the latter a little man pitted with smallpox, who was endeavouring by tacit, pacificatory signs with his head and eyes to reassure the perturbed Gasha.
For this particular moment in time the Imperial government would enter into what amounted to a tacit alliance with the Tro Wa, using the secret society like a shield, thereby sheltering itself from off-world retribution.
I did not mind this, as I knew that Wiggy liked to maintain a certain tacit pride in the face of my scepticism, but when she mentioned that Eileen had read the tea leaves and promised her a late marriage I drew the line.
On the rise of philosophic reflection, these tacit presuppositions are first taken as dogmas, and later as postulates of scientific generalisation, and of the architectonic unification of science.
Creator and endeavours to the utmost to profane Him and to harm His creatures, for all other simple heresies have made no open compact with the devil, no compact, that is, either tacit or exactly expressed, although their errors and misbelief are directly to be attributed to the Father of errors and lies.
I have promised her a lusty springald with an iron yard as my surrogate, an she will keep tacit about my limitations.
Ariuzu insisted that his first days and weeks with the Clan be as stressless as possible, and Nicholas took that as a tacit hint that few questions were to be asked, and even fewer answers given.
When he had found his way, among the ash-barrels and the groups of decently dressed church-goers, to the docks, he experienced a sufficient excitement in the recent arrival of a French steamer, whose sheds were thronged with hacks and express-wagons, and in a tacit inquiry into the emotions of the passengers, fresh from the cleanliness of Paris, and now driving up through the filth of those streets.
What he offered was a tacit permission to explore my lustiness, unawakened until then.
The musicians seemed to play extemporaneously, weaving their melodies in and out around a subtle, tacit framework.
A Malwa assassination attempt, with the tacit approval of the Keralan authorities.