tacit

  • 1 tacit — tac·it / ta sət/ adj 1: implied (as by an act or by silence) rather than express a tacit admission 2 in the civil law of Louisiana: arising by operation of law a tacit mortgage tac·it·ly adv Merriam Web …

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  • 2 tacit — TACÍT, Ă, taciţi, te, adj. (Despre un acord, o convenţie, o înţelegere etc.) Care nu este exprimat formal, dar care este subînţeles şi admis ca atare. – Din fr. tacite, lat. tacitus. Trimis de ana zecheru, 04.12.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  tacít adj. m …

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  • 3 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;… …

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  • 4 tacit — [tas′it] adj. [< Fr or L: Fr tacite < L tacitus, pp. of tacere, to be silent < IE base * takē , to be silent > Goth thahan, ON thegja] 1. Now Rare saying nothing; still 2. unspoken; silent 3. not expressed or declared openly, but… …

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  • 5 tacit — (n.) c.1600, from Fr. tacite, from L. tacitus that is passed over in silence, done without words, assumed, silent, prop. pp. of tacere to be silent, from PIE root *tak to be silent (Cf. Goth. þahan, O.N. þegja to be silent, O.N. þagna to grow… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 Tacit — Tàcit, Publije Kornelije (o.55 o.120) DEFINICIJA rimski povjesničar; u glavnim, vrlo obimnim ali nepotpuno sačuvanim djelima Anali (povijest Rimskog Carstva 14 68) i Historije (razdoblje 69 96) na rijetko uspješan način prožimaju se akribija… …

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  • 7 tacit — [adj] taken for granted; not said aloud alluded to, allusive, assumed, hinted at, implicit, implied, inarticulate, indirect, inferred, intimated, silent, suggested, undeclared, understood, unexpressed, unsaid, unspoken, unstated, unvoiced,… …

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  • 8 tacit — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ understood or implied without being stated. DERIVATIVES tacitly adverb. ORIGIN Latin tacitus silent , from tacere be silent …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 tacit — /taesat/ Existing, inferred, or understood without being openly expressed or stated; implied by silence or silent acquiescence, as a tacit agreement or a tacit understanding. State v. Chadwick, 150 Or. 645, 47 P.2d 232, 234. Done or made in… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10 tacit — adjective Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French tacite, from Latin tacitus silent, from past participle of tacēre to be silent; akin to Old High German dagēn to be silent Date: 1576 1. expressed or carried on without words or speech <… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 tacit — tacitly, adv. tacitness, n. /tas it/, adj. 1. understood without being openly expressed; implied: tacit approval. 2. silent; saying nothing: a tacit partner. 3. unvoiced or unspoken: a tacit prayer. [1595 1605; < L tacitus silent, ptp. of tacere… …

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  • 12 tacit — [[t]tæ̱sɪt[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n If you refer to someone s tacit agreement or approval, you mean they are agreeing to something or approving it without actually saying so, often because they are unwilling to admit to doing so. The question was a… …

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  • 13 tacit — tac•it [[t]ˈtæs ɪt[/t]] adj. 1) understood without being openly expressed; implied: tacit approval[/ex] 2) silent; saying nothing: a tacit partner[/ex] 3) unvoiced or unspoken: a tacit prayer[/ex] • Etymology: 1595–1605; < L tacitus silent,… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 tacit — adjective /ˈtæsɪt/ a) Done or made in silence; implied, but not expressed; silent; as, tacit consent is consent by silence, or by not interposing an objection. He does this by way of a tacit reference to Homer b) Not derived from formal… …

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  • 15 tacit — (knowledge, consent, communication) A state of a person or a relation between people that is not expressed, or one of which the subjects may even be unaware, but which can be inferred from their other capacities and activities. An agent able to… …

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  • 16 tacit — ta|cit [ˈtæsıt] adj [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: tacite, from Latin tacitus, from tacere to be silent ] tacit agreement, approval, support etc is given without anything actually being said ▪ a tacit agreement between the three big… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 tacit — adjective tacit agreement, support etc is accepted or understood without actually being officially agreed: a tacit agreement between the three big companies that no one would cut their prices tacitly adverb tacitness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 tacit — /ˈtæsət / (say tasuht) adjective 1. silent; saying nothing. 2. not openly expressed, but implied; understood or inferred: *Their enmity, though tacit, had long been sensed mutually. –thea astley, 1974. 3. unspoken: tacit consent. {Latin tacitus,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 tacit — adj. Tacit is used with these nouns: ↑acceptance, ↑acknowledgement, ↑admission, ↑agreement, ↑approval, ↑assumption, ↑consensus, ↑consent, ↑encouragement, ↑endorsement, ↑permission …

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  • 20 tacit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unspoken, unexpressed; silent, mute; implied, understood. See silence, taciturnity. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. implicit, assumed, unspoken; see implied , understood 2 . III (Roget s 3… …

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