Pronunciation: (im-plis'it),[key] —adj. 1. implied, rather than expressly stated: implicit agreement. 2. unquestioning or unreserved; absolute: implicit trust; implicit obedience; implicit confidence. 3. potentially contained (usually fol. by in): to bring out the drama implicit in the occasion. 4. Math.(of a function) having the dependent variable not explicitly expressed in terms of the independent variables, as x2 + y2 = 1. Cf. explicit (def. 5).