What does expert mean?

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ˈɛk spɜrt; ɪkˈspɜrtex·pert

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expertadjective

    a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

  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"

  3. technical, expertadjective

    of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood

    "technical terminology"; "a technical report"; "technical language"

Wiktionary

  1. expertnoun

    A person with extensive knowledge or ability in a given subject.

  2. expertnoun

    A player ranking just below master.

  3. expertadjective

    Extraordinarily capable or knowledgeable.

  4. expertadjective

    Characteristic of an expert.

    This problem requires expert knowledge.

  5. Etymology: From expertus.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. EXPERTadjective

    Etymology: expertus, Latin.

    Now we will take some order in the town,
    Placing therein some expert officers. William Shakespeare, Henry VI.

    Again fair Alma sits confest,
    On Florimel’s experter breast;
    When she the rising sigh constrains,
    And by concealing speaks her pains. Matthew Prior.

    The meanest sculptor in th’ Æmilian square,
    Can imitate in brass the nails and hair;
    Expert in trifles, and a cunning fool,
    Able t’ express the parts, but not dispose the whole. Dryden.

    They have not the good luck to be perfectly knowing in the forms of syllogism, or expert in mode and figure. John Locke.

    Expert men can execute, and judge of particulars, one by one; but the general counsels, and the plots and marshalling of affairs, come best from those that are learned. Francis Bacon.

    Thy offspring bloom,
    Expert of arms, and prudent in debate,
    The gifts of heav’n to guard thy hoary state. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.

Wikipedia

  1. Expert

    An expert is somebody who has a broad and deep understanding and competence in terms of knowledge, skill and experience through practice and education in a particular field. Informally, an expert is someone widely recognized as a reliable source of technique or skill whose faculty for judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely is accorded authority and status by peers or the public in a specific well-distinguished domain. An expert, more generally, is a person with extensive knowledge or ability based on research, experience, or occupation and in a particular area of study. Experts are called in for advice on their respective subject, but they do not always agree on the particulars of a field of study. An expert can be believed, by virtue of credentials, training, education, profession, publication or experience, to have special knowledge of a subject beyond that of the average person, sufficient that others may officially (and legally) rely upon the individual's opinion on that topic. Historically, an expert was referred to as a sage. The individual was usually a profound thinker distinguished for wisdom and sound judgment. In specific fields, the definition of expert is well established by consensus and therefore it is not always necessary for individuals to have a professional or academic qualification for them to be accepted as an expert. In this respect, a shepherd with 50 years of experience tending flocks would be widely recognized as having complete expertise in the use and training of sheep dogs and the care of sheep. Another example from computer science is that an expert system may be taught by a human and thereafter considered an expert, often outperforming human beings at particular tasks. In law, an expert witness must be recognized by argument and authority. Research in this area attempts to understand the relation between expert knowledge, skills and personal characteristics and exceptional performance. Some researchers have investigated the cognitive structures and processes of experts. The fundamental aim of this research is to describe what it is that experts know and how they use their knowledge to achieve performance that most people assume requires extreme or extraordinary ability. Studies have investigated the factors that enable experts to be fast and accurate.

ChatGPT

  1. expert

    An expert is an individual who has extensive knowledge, skills, or experience in a specific field, profession, or subject. This mastery is typically gained through years of study or practical experience. They are often sought for their advice or guidance and are considered authorities in their respective areas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expertadjective

    taught by use, practice, or experience, experienced; having facility of operation or performance from practice; knowing and ready from much practice; clever; skillful; as, an expert surgeon; expert in chess or archery

  2. Expertnoun

    an expert or experienced person; one instructed by experience; one who has skill, experience, or extensive knowledge in his calling or in any special branch of learning

  3. Expertnoun

    a specialist in a particular profession or department of science requiring for its mastery peculiar culture and erudition

  4. Expertnoun

    a sworn appraiser

  5. Expertverb

    to experience

Wikidata

  1. Expert

    An expert is someone widely recognized as a reliable source of technique or skill whose faculty for judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely is accorded authority and status by their peers or the public in a specific well-distinguished domain. An expert, more generally, is a person with extensive knowledge or ability based on research, experience, or occupation and in a particular area of study. Experts are called in for advice on their respective subject, but they do not always agree on the particulars of a field of study. An expert can be, by virtue of credential, training, education, profession, publication or experience, believed to have special knowledge of a subject beyond that of the average person, sufficient that others may officially rely upon the individual's opinion. Historically, an expert was referred to as a sage. The individual was usually a profound thinker distinguished for wisdom and sound judgment. Experts have a prolonged or intense experience through practice and education in a particular field. In specific fields, the definition of expert is well established by consensus and therefore it is not necessary for an individual to have a professional or academic qualification for them to be accepted as an expert. In this respect, a shepherd with 50 years of experience tending flocks would be widely recognized as having complete expertise in the use and training of sheep dogs and the care of sheep. Another example from computer science is that an expert system may be taught by a human and thereafter considered an expert, often outperforming human beings at particular tasks. In law, an expert witness must be recognized by argument and authority.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Expert

    eks-pėrt′, adj. taught by practice: having a familiar knowledge: having a facility of performance: skilful, adroit.—n. Ex′pert, one who is expert or skilled in any art or science: a specialist: a scientific or professional witness.—adv. Expert′ly.—n. Expert′ness. [Fr.,—L. expertusexperīri, to try thoroughly.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'expert' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2595

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'expert' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2948

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'expert' in Nouns Frequency: #652

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of expert in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of expert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of expert in a Sentence

  1. Mintaro Oba:

    It doesn't take an expert to recognize that negotiations about detained President Donald Trump citizens can be extremely delicate, raising expectations in public is a dangerous game, one that can signal to the other country that President Donald Trump now have a lot more to lose if the deal falls through.

  2. New York Fed:

    The platform provides a model-based counterpart to the more routine analysis at the bank, which has traditionally been based on expert knowledge.

  3. Baltimore Sun:

    Brown obtained an affidavit from the state's expert witness regarding phone technology, who said he would have wanted to know about the disclaimer ... and it could have changed his testimony.

  4. David Feldsott:

    The mistakes I made, coupled with the complications of being an expat, is making me use an accountant, i think people are running a big risk by not using an expert.

  5. Matt Richards campaign:

    As a political outsider, committed conservative, self-made businessman, and demolition expert, I’m running for Congress to wreck the radical Left’s socialist agenda and put America first, from sleeping on a cold, dirt floor to building a successful, multi-million-dollar construction company, I’ve been blessed to live the American Dream. But that same American Dream is under assault by radical Democrats who are hellbent on destroying our country and way of life.

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