Synonyms of 'virtual'
practicalDictionary, near, essentialHe was a virtual prisoner in his own home.
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Something that is implicit is expressed in an indirect way.
He wanted to make explicit in the film what was implicit in the play.
hinted at or suggested; not directly expressed
She felt undermined by the implied criticism.
If you refer to someone's tacit agreement or approval, you mean they are agreeing to something or approving it without actually saying so, often because they are unwilling to admit to doing so.
a tacit admission that a mistake had been made
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Thesaurus for virtual from the Collins English Thesaurus
You can use virtual to indicate that something is so nearly true that for most purposes it can be regarded as true.