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1. tacit

adjective. ['ˈtæsɪt'] implied by or inferred from actions or statements.

Synonyms

  • silent
  • implicit
  • inexplicit

Antonyms

  • ununderstood
  • articulate
  • noisy
  • communicative

Etymology

  • tacitus (Latin)
  • tacere (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Tacit

  • massett
  • hassett
  • gassett
  • fassett
  • bassett
  • basset

How do you pronounce tacit?

Pronounce tacit as ˈtæsɪt.

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Example sentences of the word tacit


1. Adjective
Never ignore verbal abuse, that only gives tacit approval to the behavior.

Quotes containing the word tacit


1. The rules of friendship are tacit, unconscious; they are not rational. In business, though, you have to think rationally.
- Steven Pinker

2. There was a tacit understanding between them that 'liquor helped'; growing more miserable with every glass one hoped for the moment of relief.
- Graham Greene, The Heart of the Matter

3. ...the ongoing suspicion that scientific discoveries or rigorous biblical scholarship will undermine faith is a tacit admission that faith is threatened by knowledge, because it is ultimately constructed on weak or faulty assumptions and, like the proverbial house of cards, needs to be "protected"from collapsing. (p. 21)
- Robin R. Meyers, Saving Jesus from the Church: How to Stop Worshiping Christ and Start Following Jesus

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