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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skilledadjective

    having or showing or requiring special skill

    "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Skilledadjective

    Knowing; dextrous; acquainted with.

    Etymology: from skill.

    Of these nor skilled nor studious. John Milton.

    Moses, in all the Egyptian arts was skill’d,
    When heav’nly power that chosen vessel fill’d. John Denham.

    He must be very little skill’d in the world, who thinks that a voluble tongue shall accompany only a good understanding. John Locke.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skilledadjective

    having familiar knowledge united with readiness and dexterity in its application; familiarly acquainted with; expert; skillful; -- often followed by in; as, a person skilled in drawing or geometry

Editors Contribution

  1. skilledverb

    Verb form of the word skill.

    They each were skilled in their chosen profession which they loved with a passion.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 19, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'skilled' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4838

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'skilled' in Adjectives Frequency: #658

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skilled in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skilled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of skilled in a Sentence

  1. Century Fox Rupert Murdoch:

    Martha is a versatile and skilled anchor who has proven to be an essential component of our news programming, for the last 12 years, our viewers have trusted her reporting and we are pleased she will be part of our primetime line-up for the first 100 days of the new presidency.

  2. El Oakley:

    At least 60 to 70 percent of our hospitals are shut down or totally dysfunctional. We have more than 80 percent of our staff in highly skilled areas like intensive care and emergency rooms and operating rooms that have left.

  3. William Osler:

    Few diseases present greater difficulties in the way of diagnosis than malignant endocarditis, difficulties which in many cases are practi- cally insurmountable. It is no disparagement to the many skilled physicians who have put their cases upon record to say that, in fully one-half the diagnosis was made post mortem.

  4. Clayton Christensen:

    The first thing is to look at disruptive technology as a growth opportunity and not as a threat, in almost every case, a disruptive technology enables a larger population of less skilled people to do things that historically only an expert could do.

  5. Tevi Troy:

    The RJC is an excellent and skilled organization at bundling dollars in favor of preferred candidates, this is going to be a chance for candidates to talk candidly in real terms about foreign policy after Paris, in the context of Syria, and I think as a whole Republican candidates are going to be able to contrast their understanding of threats facing the country in contrast to the last seven years.

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