Synonyms for explicit

Synonyms for (adjective) explicit

Synonyms: explicit, expressed

Definition: precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication

Usage: explicit instructions; she made her wishes explicit; explicit sexual scenes

Similar words: stated, declared

Definition: declared as fact; explicitly stated


Similar words: definitive, unequivocal

Definition: clearly defined or formulated

Usage: the plain and unequivocal language of the laws- R.B.Taney


Similar words: express

Definition: not tacit or implied

Usage: her express wish


Similar words: graphic

Definition: describing nudity or sexual activity in graphic detail

Usage: graphic sexual scenes


Similar words: hard-core, hardcore

Definition: extremely explicit

Usage: hard-core pornography


Synonyms: explicit, denotative

Definition: in accordance with fact or the primary meaning of a term

Similar words: literal

Definition: limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text

Usage: a literal translation