There are therefore certain legal provisions that govern the terms of a contract as if they were part of the treaty, and such provisions may terminate agreed terms and provisions that the legislator considers to be a „tacit“ provision in the public interest. These examples are automatically chosen from different online message sources to reflect the common use of the word „tacit.“ The opinions expressed in the examples do not give the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its publishers. Send us feedback. Tacit terms can be twofold: consensual tacit terms or presumed implicit mentions. Consensual tacit conditions are the conditions that the parties had met. Presumed tacit conditions are provisions relating to matters on which the parties would have agreed if they had been alerted at the time of the conclusion of the agreement. In Alfred McAlpine & Son (Pty) Ltd v Transvaal Provincial Administration, the Tribunal set a tacit name: . . .