HyperDic: adept

English > 2 senses of the word adept:
ADJECTIVEalladept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilfulhaving or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
NOUNperson adept, ace, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wizsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field / field
adept > pronunciation
Soundsahdeh'pt
Rhymesaccept ... windswept: 12 rhymes with ehpt...
English > adept: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude.
Examples
  • "adept in handicrafts"
  • "an adept juggler"
Synonymsexpert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful
BroaderskilledHaving or showing or requiring special skill
Spanishadepto, competente, diestro, ducho, experto, hábil, habilidoso, mañoso
Catalandestre, enginyós, expert, hàbil, manyós, traçut
Nounsadeptsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field / field
adeptnessskillful performance or ability without difficulty
English > adept: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field / field.
Synonymsace, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz
Narrowertrack starA star runner
BroaderexpertA person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
Spanishasistente, as, crack, diestro, ducho, estrella, experto, genio, hacha, maven, mavin, superestrella, virtuoso, wiz
Catalanas, crack, destre, estrella, expert, geni, maven, virtuós, wiz
Adjectivesadepthaving or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

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