“We went far,” she says, tacitly admitting that she could not refute her theses. 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. At the same time, he would do everything possible to work Gorry, under the tacit understanding that nothing would be done for nothing. Britannica English: Tacit translation for Arab spokespeople The same sense of exclusion feeds the current distrust of the police and the tacit acceptance of the violence that fuels the current unrest. The five-page document, which has the tacit support of Senate GOP leaders, represents a remarkable change for the party. At the same time, this emphasis on pragmatism is an unspoken recognition of the president. When you resign, there is a tacit admission of guilt where there is none. Moreover, Andrew knew that all his behavior was a tacit admission that she was condescending to give him his hand. She felt justice to the heart, and yet she was cold and hurt by the tacit condemnation of her child. Tacit refers to something that was done or done in silence, as in a tacit agreement. An implicit understanding is manifested in the fact that there is no opposition or objection and therefore arises from the situation and circumstances.
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