Definition of implicitly in English:

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implicitly

Pronunciation: /imˈplisətlē/

adverb

1In a way that is not directly expressed; tacitly: she implicitly suggested that he was responsible for the error
More example sentences
  • Giving him a platform seems to be a way of implicitly giving him the thumbs-up.
  • The parallels to the US today are implicitly read between the lines.
  • Frequently, near to total submission is implicitly or explicitly demanded by the leader/leadership.
Synonyms
2Without qualification: absolutely: he trusted Sarah implicitly
More example sentences
  • Attendants (even midwives) are notoriously resistant to trusting the body implicitly.
  • From the word go, they are implicitly generic.
  • Kant holds - and Hegel obviously agrees - that reason is implicitly universal.

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Syllabification: im·plic·it·ly

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