a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful(adj)
having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
"adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"
of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood
"technical terminology"; "a technical report"; "technical language"
A person with extensive knowledge or ability in a given subject.
A player ranking just below master.
Extraordinarily capable or knowledgeable.
Characteristic of an expert.
This problem requires expert knowledge.
Origin: From expertus.
taught by use, practice, or experience, experienced; having facility of operation or performance from practice; knowing and ready from much practice; clever; skillful; as, an expert surgeon; expert in chess or archery
an expert or experienced person; one instructed by experience; one who has skill, experience, or extensive knowledge in his calling or in any special branch of learning
a specialist in a particular profession or department of science requiring for its mastery peculiar culture and erudition
a sworn appraiser
An expert is someone widely recognized as a reliable source of technique or skill whose faculty for judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely is accorded authority and status by their peers or the public in a specific well-distinguished domain. An expert, more generally, is a person with extensive knowledge or ability based on research, experience, or occupation and in a particular area of study. Experts are called in for advice on their respective subject, but they do not always agree on the particulars of a field of study. An expert can be, by virtue of credential, training, education, profession, publication or experience, believed to have special knowledge of a subject beyond that of the average person, sufficient that others may officially rely upon the individual's opinion. Historically, an expert was referred to as a sage. The individual was usually a profound thinker distinguished for wisdom and sound judgment. Experts have a prolonged or intense experience through practice and education in a particular field. In specific fields, the definition of expert is well established by consensus and therefore it is not necessary for an individual to have a professional or academic qualification for them to be accepted as an expert. In this respect, a shepherd with 50 years of experience tending flocks would be widely recognized as having complete expertise in the use and training of sheep dogs and the care of sheep. Another example from computer science is that an expert system may be taught by a human and thereafter considered an expert, often outperforming human beings at particular tasks. In law, an expert witness must be recognized by argument and authority.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
eks-pėrt′, adj. taught by practice: having a familiar knowledge: having a facility of performance: skilful, adroit.—n. Ex′pert, one who is expert or skilled in any art or science: a specialist: a scientific or professional witness.—adv. Expert′ly.—n. Expert′ness. [Fr.,—L. expertus—experīri, to try thoroughly.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'expert' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2595
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'expert' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2948
Rank popularity for the word 'expert' in Nouns Frequency: #652
The numerical value of expert in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of expert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The expert at anything was once a beginner.
Death is Nature's expert advice to get plenty of Life.
If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert.
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
An expert is someone who knows more and more about less and less, until eventually he knows everything about nothing.
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Translations for expert
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- znalec, zkušený, odborník, expert, odbornýCzech
- ειδικός, εμπειροτέχνης, δεξιοτέχνης, επιτήδειος, εμπειρογνώμων, έμπειροςGreek
- experto, peritoSpanish
- ekspert, asjatundjaEstonian
- خبره, متخصصPersian
- asiantunteva, asiantuntija, ekspertti, taitavaFinnish
- eòlaiche, teòma, ealantach, ealantaScottish Gaelic
- विशेषज्ञ, विHindi
- 熟練者, 専門的, 専門家Japanese
- 숙련자, 능숙한, 노력한, 명인, 전문가의, 숙달한Korean
- pūkenga, tautōhitoMāori
- yééhósinígííNavajo, Navaho
- expert, especialista, peritoPortuguese
- expert, de expertRomanian
- эксперт, специалистRussian
- ználac, èkspert, strȕčnjākSerbo-Croatian
- izvedenec, strokovnjakSlovene
- sakkunnig, expert, expert-Swedish
- mtaalam, mtaalamuSwahili
- నిపుణురాలు, నిపుణుడుTelugu
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