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Definition of tacit adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

tacit

adjective
/ˈtæsət/ tacit pronunciation American
[usually before noun]
 
that is suggested indirectly or understood, rather than said in words
tacit approval/support/knowledgeBy tacit agreement, the subject was never mentioned again. tacitly
tacitly pronunciation American
adverbIt was tacitly assumed that he would be promoted at the end of the year.