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One entry found for explicit.
Entry Word: explicit
Function: adjective
Text: so clearly expressed as to leave no doubt about the meaning <explicit instructions about what to do in an emergency>
Synonyms clear-cut, definite, definitive, express, specific, unambiguous, unequivocal
Related Words avowed, declared, stated; categorical (also categoric), complete, comprehensive, exhaustive, full; certain, sure, unmistakable; clear, distinct, lucid; exact, precise; direct, literal, plain, simple, straightforward; comprehensible, intelligible, understandable
Near Antonyms cryptic, dark, enigmatic (also enigmatical), obscure, unclear; imprecise, inaccurate, incorrect, inexact; incomprehensible, unintelligible
Antonyms implicit, implied, inferred; ambiguous, circuitous; equivocal, indefinite