These examples are automatically selected from different sources of online messages to reflect the current use of the word tacit. The opinions expressed in the examples do not reflect the views of Merriam-Webster or its publishers. Send us comments. For many years, there was an almost tacit consensus that people only needed more training where computers were involved. Moreover, Andrew knew that all his behavior was a tacit admission that she was condescending to give him his hand. At the same time, he would do everything possible to work Gorry, under the tacit understanding that nothing would be done for nothing. Dean began to express serious reservations about the trip and his tacit agreement with it, now that it was a reality. He kept his unspoken knowledge away from investigators. “We went far,” she says, tacitly admitting that she could not refute her theses. She had nodded to Andor, but with her tacit consent they had not shaken hands.

He gave his tacit consent in letters to the media. Britannica English: Unspoken translation for Arab spokespeople The five-page document, which has the tacit support of the GOP leaders of the Senate, represents a remarkable change for the party. When you resign, there is a tacit admission of guilt where there is none. Meese, with the tacit tolerance of other senior officials, had presented a version of events that all were to be maintained. See the full definition of tacit in the dictionary of English learners in middle-french or Latin; the tacits of the centre of Franconia, of the Latin implicitly soilent, of the participatory past of tacére; The same sense of exclusion feeds the current distrust of the police and the tacit acceptance of the violence that fuels the current unrest. She felt justice to the heart, and yet she was cold and hurt by the tacit condemnation of her child. An example of tacit is a boy who has his father`s consent to do something, even if they never talked about it. At the same time, this emphasis on pragmatism is an unspoken recognition of the president.

It was an unspoken assumption; However, this is all the information already known. Management tacitly approved the plan.