explicit definition

  • adjective:
    • completely and clearly expressed; leaving nothing suggested.
    • Fully and demonstrably defined or developed: "generalizations that are effective, exact, and specific” ( Frederick Turner).
    • Forthright and unreserved in phrase: They were explicit in their critique.
    • Readily observable: an explicit sign of trouble.
    • Describing or portraying nudity or sexual activity in visual information.
    • extremely particular, clear, or detailed.
    • Containing product (e.g. language or film video footage) that would be deemed offensive or visual.
    • maybe not suggested merely, or communicated by implication; distinctly stated; basic in language; available to the understanding; clear; not obscure or ambiguous; express; unequivocal. Opposite of implicit.
    • Having no disguised meaning or booking; unreserved; outspoken; -- applied to individuals.
    • correctly and obviously expressed or easily observable; leaving nothing to implication
    • according to reality and/or major meaning of a term
    • completely and demonstrably expressed; making nothing suggested.
    • Completely and obviously defined or created: "generalizations being powerful, precise, and explicit” ( Frederick Turner).
    • Forthright and unreserved in appearance: they certainly were explicit inside their critique.
    • easily observable: an explicit sign of trouble.
    • Describing or portraying nudity or sexual activity in visual information.
    • extremely particular, obvious, or detail by detail.
    • Containing product (example. language or movie video footage) that might be considered offensive or graphic.
    • Not implied simply, or conveyed by implication; distinctly stated; simple in language; available to the comprehension; clear; not obscure or uncertain; express; unequivocal. Opposite of implicit.
    • Having no disguised definition or booking; unreserved; outspoken; -- applied to persons.
    • exactly and demonstrably expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication
    • prior to reality or even the major meaning of a term
  • others:
    • A word formerly used (as finis happens to be) at the conclusion of a book to point the finish.
    • available to the understanding; present; obvious; perhaps not obscure or ambiguous: opposed to implicit: as, explicit directions.
    • simple; available; unreserved; having no disguised meaning or reservation; outspoken: applied to people: as, he had been specific in the terms.
    • its finished or completed: a word previously placed at the conclusion of a novel, just as as finis. See etymology.
    • A word previously used (as finis happens to be) towards the end of a book to indicate the finish.
    • ready to accept the comprehension; present; obvious; maybe not obscure or ambiguous: in opposition to implicit: because, specific guidelines.
    • simple; available; unreserved; having no disguised meaning or booking; outspoken: applied to people: since, he had been specific in his terms.
    • It is finished or completed: a word formerly placed by the end of a book, in the same manner as finis. See etymology.
  • noun:
    • The finishing words of a novel or section of a novel. Look at quote under incipit.
    • The finishing terms of a book or element of a book. Begin to see the quote under incipit.

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