What does expert mean?

Definitions for expert
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.

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

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. The Washington Post:

    While theRussian president may be a former KGB agent and expert in martial arts witha reputation as a fierce political leader, he has frequently shown his softer side around animals.

  2. Maxim Behar:

    The perception of the PR expert as a creative liar is going to die over the next few years. It will dissolve as a notion in the public mindset, because liars simply cannot exist in modern PR life.

  3. Aaron Rodgers:

    Seriously. I was terrified, i was just thinking about what the expert they brought in had told me. He said,' There's three sharks in the water. There's the blue, the white, and the mako. The mako, if it's bigger than you, get out. If it's not, stay in and keep your eyes on it at all times. Never turn your back to it. The white, you look at it straight in the eyes the entire time. The only way it's gon na come near you is if you're not looking at it. And the blue, he's gon na come right up to you. When he comes up to you, he's got a long nose. You just Miyagi that.'.

  4. Maureen O'Connell:

    A CFO needs to go beyond being “the finance operations expert” to become a corporate strategist who can enhance the firm’s valuation and brand, and win over stakeholders’ trust and goodwill.

  5. Lawrence Cheskin:

    That connection or correlation is opposite of what I perhaps would have expected, but we need these kinds of studies and these kinds of facts and statistics to get a better understanding of what drives the use of foods that, as a nutrition expert I would say, are not your first choice for a variety of reasons.

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