Associations to the word «Tacit»


TACIT, adjective. Expressed in silence; implied, but not made explicit; silent.
TACIT, adjective. (logic) Not derived from formal principles of reasoning; based on induction rather than deduction.

Dictionary definition

TACIT, adjective. Implied by or inferred from actions or statements; "gave silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood provisos of a custody agreement".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats