What does adept mean?

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əˈdɛpt; ˈæd ɛpt, əˈdɛptadept

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wizadjective

    someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

  2. adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilfuladjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. adeptnoun

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

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

  2. adeptadjective

    Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adeptnoun

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Adeptadjective

    well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient

    Etymology: [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.]

Freebase

  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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  1. pated, taped

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Numerology

  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

Examples of adept in a Sentence

  1. Bob Zenouzi:

    In the last seven to eight years self storage companies have become very adept at marketing online, people can't afford a home and need to downsize. You have stuff and need to store that stuff.

  2. 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.

  3. Sam Nunberg:

    I am not adept at social media, i have a long record of working with diverse people. And anything you are reporting on does not reflect anything on Mr. Trump or Mr. Trump's campaign. I would also point out that all of these things were done before Mr. Trump's campaign, if I even did them — which I deny. In any event, this is the problem with politics ... Politics as usual is wrong.

  4. Dominic Epton:

    I've become adept at persuading - read 'bribing' - the children to vacate 'work HQ' when I jump on client or other confidential calls.

  5. Ankit Panda:

    Every missile they've flight-tested in 2019 to date has used a solid rocket motor and they're clearly becoming more adept at casting these motors in different diameters, there are challenges associated with moving to ICBM-sized SRMs, but perhaps North Korea will demonstrate a breakthrough on that front.

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