Done or made in silence; implied, but not expressed; silent; as, tacit consent is consent by silence, or by not interposing an objection.
- Not spoken: indicated tacit approval by smiling and winking.
- Implied by or inferred from actions or statements: Management has given its tacit approval to the plan.
- Law Arising by operation of the law rather than through direct expression.
- Archaic Not speaking; silent.