What does savant mean?

Definitions for savantsæˈvɑnt, ˈsæv ənt; Fr. saˈvɑ̃; sæˈvɑnts, ˈsæv ənts; Fr. saˈvɑ̃

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word savant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. initiate, learned person, pundit, savant(noun)

    someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field


  1. savant(Noun)

    A person of learning; one who is versed in literature or science.

  2. savant(Noun)

    A person eminent for acquirements.

  3. Origin: From savant from sapere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Savant(adj)

    a man of learning; one versed in literature or science; a person eminent for acquirements

  2. Origin: [F., fr. savoir to know, L. sapere. See Sage, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Savant

    sav-ang′, n. a learned man. [Fr., pr.p. of savoir, to know.]

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  1. satnav, sat nav, sat-nav

  2. Sat nav

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of savant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of savant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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