What does Specialist mean?

Definitions for Specialist
ˈspɛʃ ə lɪstspe·cial·ist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. specialist, specializer, specialisernoun

    an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning

  2. specialist, medical specialistnoun

    practices one branch of medicine


  1. specialistnoun

    Someone who is an expert in, or devoted to, some specific branch of study or research.

  2. specialistnoun

    A physician whose practice is limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery.

  3. specialistnoun

    Any of several non-commissioned ranks corresponding to that of corporal.

  4. specialistadjective



  1. specialist

    A specialist is a person who is highly skilled in, deeply knowledgeable about, or concentrated on a specific area or subject. They are often qualified or certified through extensive training, education or significant experiences in their particular field. A specialist can exist in various fields or industries such as medicine, law, business, academia, technology among others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Specialistnoun

    one who devotes himself to some specialty; as, a medical specialist, one who devotes himself to diseases of particular parts of the body, as the eye, the ear, the nerves, etc

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. specialist

    1. One who limits himself to his chosen mode of ignorance, and gets further into a bog than the man ahead of him. 2. A kind of hypnotic trance wherein a person by centering his gaze on a given object renders the object smaller in proportion as his illusion grows.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Specialist' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2746

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Specialist' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4096

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Specialist' in Nouns Frequency: #915

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Specialist in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Specialist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Specialist in a Sentence

  1. Purvi Parikh:

    Most deaths from asthma come from uncontrolled asthma. Make sure your asthma is always well controlled by having your child on the correct preventative medications. Seeing an asthma specialist such as pulmonologist or allergist can also help, signs of uncontrolled asthma can sneak up on you, so be sure to know the symptoms of it : waking up at night, using your quick relief inhaler more than twice a week, needing oral or injected steroids one to two times per year, coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath -- all of these are signs your asthma is not controlled.

  2. Gerard Mullin:

    As a digestive disease specialist I frequently recommend the spice ginger in the form of tea for nausea and abdominal discomfort.

  3. Taylor Twellman:

    Economically, it’s difficult to have a certified specialist on the sideline, education at all levels is important because all it takes is another set of eyes, another set of ears.

  4. Nick Derrick:

    Container losses are likely to be spread among many marine cargo insurers but motor vehicle insurance is a specialist sector and so that market is likely to be hit hard.

  5. Endre Balogh:

    The man we call a specialist today was formerly called a man with a one-track mind.

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