What does expert mean?

Definitions for expert
ˈɛk spɜrt; ɪkˈspɜrtex·pert

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expert(adj)

    a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

  2. adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful(adj)

    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, expert(adj)

    of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood

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

Wiktionary

  1. expert(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From expertus.

  2. expert(Noun)

    A player ranking just below master.

    Etymology: From expertus.

  3. expert(Adjective)

    Extraordinarily capable or knowledgeable.

    Etymology: From expertus.

  4. expert(Adjective)

    Characteristic of an expert.

    This problem requires expert knowledge.

    Etymology: From expertus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expert(adj)

    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. Expert(noun)

    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. Expert(noun)

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

  4. Expert(noun)

    a sworn appraiser

  5. Expert(verb)

    to experience

Freebase

  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. Robert Hutchins:

    Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.

  2. Sarah Clark:

    To me, the biggest takeaway is that there is a group of parents who look like they have a gap in expert guidance around whether kids should get flu vaccines, specifically whether their kid should get flu vaccine.

  3. Jackie Speier:

    If they need to be subpoenaed they will be subpoenaed -- I feel that strongly about it, and if this committee is worth its salt at all, it has to recognize you cannot complete an investigation without interviewing them and (former British intelligence Russia expert) Christopher Steele, and (former Trump advisers) Roger Stone and Carter Page and the web of operatives that had relationships with Russia.

  4. Kim Jong:

    Lankov, an expert at Korea Risk Group, said. U.S. diplomats here and across the world are working to rein in the North Korean regime. But Lankov, also a professor at Seoul’s Kookmin University, said their efforts could be futile. Pohang, South Korea on Sept. 12, 2017. Experts say North Korea leader Kim Jong Un wants to have the capability of carrying out a major attack. ( Fox News) ‘ I don’t think there is, unfortunately, any way to stop them.

  5. Lorenzo Boyd:

    Social-media engines have had to contend with a new series of both artificial intelligence and expert-system robotic attacks from abroad in recent times, particularly pushing the Chinese narrative that the U.S. is an incompetent government, born out of worry about the novel coronavirus, the extent to which it has was a contributor to domestic U.S. events remains to be seen.There are other... robotic-narrative campaigns sourced within the U.S. that are equally powerful.This is still an election year, and the presidential election is divisive.

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