What does ADEPT mean?

Definitions for ADEPTəˈdɛpt; ˈæd ɛpt, əˈdɛpt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ADEPT.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz(adj)

    someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

  2. 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"


  1. adept(Noun)

    One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy.

  2. adept(Adjective)

    Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient

  3. Origin: From adepte, from adeptus, the past participle of adipisci.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adept(noun)

    one fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy

  2. Adept(adj)

    well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient

  3. Origin: [L. adeptus obtained (sc. artem), he who has obtained an art, p. p. of adipsci to arrive at, to obtain; ad + apisci to pursue. See Apt, and cf. Adapt.]


  1. Adept

    An adept is an individual identified as having attained a specific level of knowledge, skill, or aptitude in doctrines relevant to a particular author or organization.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Adept

    ad-ept′, or ad′ept, adj. completely skilled (in).—n. a proficient.—n. Adep′tion (Bacon), attainment. [L. adeptus (artem), having attained (an art), pa.p. of adipisci, to attain—ad, to, and apisci.]

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Anagrams for ADEPT »

  1. pated, taped

  2. Taped


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ADEPT in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ADEPT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steffany Kisling:

    The ones who come out of SkyAngels are pretty adept to handle it, even early in their careers.

  2. Rebecca Crozier:

    These groups are very adept at this 'come and join this movement, be part of this' rhetoric to draw in young people who have lost a sense of purpose and belonging during the war.

  3. Gary Davis:

    Sometimes I’m glad flight attendants deal with those passengers, and I can hide in the cockpit, the ones who come out of SkyAngels are pretty adept to handle it, even early in their careers.

  4. President Trump:

    Concealed carry only works for people that are very adept at carrying a gun, where a teacher would have a concealed gun on them, go for special training and they would be there and you would no longer have a gun free zone.

  5. Walther Collection curator Brian Wallis:

    The internet has definitely made people more adept at using and reading pictures, the amount that is being dumped online ... is a revolution in access, which inevitably expands your way of thinking about the world visually.

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Translations for ADEPT

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ماهرArabic
  • умел, опитен, специалист, вещ, познавачBulgarian
  • Meister, geschicktGerman
  • experto, hábil, experta, adeptoSpanish
  • asiantuntija, asiantunteva, pätevä, mestariFinnish
  • expertFrench
  • प्रवीणHindi
  • mahirIndonesian
  • abileItalian
  • Aulus Didius GallusLatin
  • tautōhitoMāori
  • deskundige, bekwaam, expert, bedrevenDutch
  • adeptNorwegian
  • ekspert, ekspertka, mistrz, mistrzyniPolish
  • peritoPortuguese
  • знато́к, экспе́рт, специали́стка, ма́стер, уме́лый, све́дущий, специали́ст, о́пытный, зна́ющийRussian
  • skickligSwedish
  • เก่งThai
  • becerikli, ehil, mahir, ustaTurkish
  • ماہرUrdu

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