What does erudite mean?

Definitions for eruditeˈɛr yʊˌdaɪt, ˈɛr ʊ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. erudite, learned(adj)

    having or showing profound knowledge

    "a learned jurist"; "an erudite professor"


  1. erudite(Adjective)

    Learned, scholarly, with emphasis on knowledge gained from books.

  2. Origin: From eruditus, participle of erudio, from e- + rudis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Erudite(adj)

    characterized by extensive reading or knowledge; well instructed; learned

  2. Origin: [L. eruditus, p. p. of erudire to free from rudeness, to polish, instruct; e out + rudis rude: cf. F. rudit. See Rude.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Erudite

    er′ōō-dīt, adj. learned.—n. a learned person.—adv. Er′uditely.—n. Erudi′tion, state of being erudite or learned: knowledge gained by study: learning, esp. in literature. [L. erudīre, erudītum, to free from rudeness—e, from, rudis, rude.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of erudite in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of erudite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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