Definitions for adept
əˈdɛpt; ˈæd ɛpt, əˈdɛptadept
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word adept.
ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wizadjective
someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
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"
One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy.
Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient
Etymology: From adepte, from adeptus, the past participle of adipisci.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Skilful; throughly versed.
If there be really such adept philosophers as we are told of, I am apt to think, that, among their arcana, they are masters of extremely potent menstruums. Boyle.
He that is completely skilled in all the secrets of his art. It is, in its original signification, appropriated to the chymists, but is now extended to other artists.
Etymology: from adeptus, Lat. that is, adeptus artem.
The preservation of chastity is easy to true adepts. Alexander Pope.
one fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy
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.]
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
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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The numerical value of adept in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of adept in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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.
The ones who come out of SkyAngels are pretty adept to handle it, even early in their careers.
I think to a very large degree that more conservative forces have been very, very adept at framing the issues of homelessness and of crime so that the discussion about... how to respond to those two issues is very, very narrow.
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I've become adept at persuading - read 'bribing' - the children to vacate 'work HQ' when I jump on client or other confidential calls.
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- умел, познавач, опитен, вещ, специалистBulgarian
- Meister, geschicktGerman
- experta, hábil, experto, adeptoSpanish
- pätevä, asiantuntija, asiantunteva, mestariFinnish
- प्रवीण, निपुणHindi
- Aulus Didius GallusLatin
- bedreven, expert, bekwaam, deskundigeDutch
- mistrz, mistrzyni, ekspert, ekspertkaPolish
- специали́ст, знато́к, экспе́рт, специали́стка, ма́стер, уме́лый, све́дущий, зна́ющий, о́пытныйRussian
- mahir, becerikli, usta, ehilTurkish
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