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English adjective: explicit

1. explicit precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication


SamplesExplicit instructions.
She made her wishes explicit.
Explicit sexual scenes.


Synonymsexpressed


Similardeclared, definitive, express, graphic, hard-core, hardcore, stated, unequivocal


See alsodefinite, denotative, denotive, open, overt, unambiguous, unequivocal, univocal


Attributeexplicitness


Antonymsimplicit, inexplicit

2. explicit in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term


Synonymsdenotative


Similarliteral


Antonymsfigurative, nonliteral









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