A word formerly used (as finis is now) at the conclusion of a book to indicate the end.
- Fully and clearly expressed; leaving nothing implied.
- Fully and clearly defined or formulated: "generalizations that are powerful, precise, and explicit” ( Frederick Turner).
- Forthright and unreserved in expression: They were explicit in their criticism.
- Readily observable: an explicit sign of trouble.
- Describing or portraying nudity or sexual activity in graphic detail.