Synonyms for Tacit:


all (adjective)
understood, silent.
expected (adjective)
silent (adjective)
unvoiced, undeclared, unuttered.
taken for granted; not said aloud (adjective)
implied, unvoiced, wordless, understood, assumed, unexpressed, Inferred, silent, implicit, unsaid, undeclared, unspoken.


unasked. unspoken, unsaid, undeclared, unuttered, unexpressed, wordless, words, unvoiced. Inferred, show. implicit (noun)
unspoken, assumed.
tacit (noun)
inexplicit, implicit, understood, implied, silent.

Other synonyms:

unvoiced, Inferred, undeclared, wordless, unexpressed, unuttered. unspoken, unasked, unsaid. Other relevant words:
unexpressed, implicit, unuttered, show, Inferred, unsaid, wordless, unspoken, unasked, assumed, undeclared, unvoiced, words.

Usage examples for tacit

  1. She looked at him with a searching frankness that was in its way a tacit compliment. – Swirling Waters by Max Rittenberg
  2. How could she blame him for acts which he had repeatedly defended in her presence and with her tacit assent, on principles that warranted this or any other villainy? – Democracy An American Novel by Henry Adams
  3. We couldn't approve of her behavior to Laurence, nor was it easy to refrain from disapproval of what appeared to be a tacit endurance of Inglesby's attention. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler