Meaning of “implicitly” in the English Dictionary

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us /ɪmˈplɪs·ɪt·li/

implicitly adverb (IN INDIRECT WAY)

in a way that is suggested but not communicated directly:

The report implicitly questioned his competence.

implicitly adverb (COMPLETELY)


He feels secure only with associates who obey him implicitly.

(Definition of “implicitly” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)