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Definitions for savant
sæˈvɑnt, ˈsæv ənt; Fr. saˈvɑ̃; sæˈvɑnts, ˈsæv ənts; Fr. saˈvɑ̃sa·vant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. initiate, learned person, pundit, savantnoun

    someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field


  1. savantnoun

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

    Etymology: From savant from sapere.

  2. savantnoun

    A person eminent for acquirements.

    Etymology: From savant from sapere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Savantadjective

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

    Etymology: [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

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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

Examples of savant in a Sentence

  1. Keith Raniere:

    This trial has revealed that Keith Raniere, who portrayed Keith Raniere as a savant and a genius, was in fact a massive manipulator, a con man, and the crime boss of a cult-like organization involved in sex trafficking, child pornography, extortion, compelled abortions, branding, degradation and humiliation.

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
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