To some extent, the police have even given their tacit support to the yakuza aid efforts.
There is, in the cancellation, a tacit admission of culpability where there is none.
But they did, O'Connell writes, after receiving a tacit green light from the Americans.
It is a tacit admission that the inmates are damn-near running the asylum.
The five- page document, which has the tacit support of Senate GOP leaders, represents a remarkable shift for the party.
For the time the tacit consent of her position never occurred to her.
A far-spreading, tacit complicity had hitherto saved him from the police.
As though by tacit agreement those days seemed to have been entirely forgotten.
Now you know this phrase is a tacit confession that all that has been said before is false.
As if by tacit consent, every incident or development of Lali's life was influenced by his judgment and decision.
c.1600, from French tacite, from Latin tacitus "that is passed over in silence, done without words, assumed, silent," prop. past participle of tacere "to be silent," from PIE root *tak- "to be silent" (cf. Gothic þahan, Old Norse þegja "to be silent," Old Norse þagna "to grow dumb," Old Saxon thagian, Old High German dagen "to be silent"). The musical instruction tacet is the 3rd person present singular of the Latin verb.