Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Tacit (Page: 1467)

Tac"it (?), a. [L. tacitus, p.p. of tacere to be silent, to pass over in silence; akin to Goth. ahan to be silent, Icel. egja, OHG. dagēn: cf. F. tacite. Cf. Reticent.] Done or made in silence; implied, but not expressed; silent; as, tacit consent is consent by silence, or by not interposing an objection. -- Tac"it*ly, adv.

The tacit and secret theft of abusing our brother in civil contracts. Jer. Taylor.