adept synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term adept:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wizadjective

    someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

    Synonyms:
    esthesis, wiz, whiz, brain, one, sense, asterisk, maven, protagonist, ace, paladin, angiotensin-converting enzyme, unity, whizz, friend, headliner, thaumaturgist, principal, sensory faculty, necromancer, thaumaturge, booster, lead, sense experience, hotshot, brilliance, hero, star topology, wizardry, mavin, brainiac, single, sensation, genius, star, title-holder, angiotensin converting enzyme, sense datum, flair, virtuoso, fighter, wizard, magician, supporter, sorcerer, aesthesis, sense impression, adept, sentience, superstar, champ, mastermind, admirer, champion, sentiency

    Antonyms:
    unskilled

  2. adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilfuladjective

    having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

    Synonyms:
    dear, good, right, in effect(p), unspoiled, skillful, sound, serious, effective, upright, salutary, in force(p), skilful, practiced, dependable, estimable, technical, expert, secure, beneficial, proficient, full, honest, respectable, undecomposed, unspoilt, nice, ripe, just, safe, adept, honorable, well(p), near, practised

    Antonyms:
    unskilled

Wiktionary

  1. adeptnoun

    Antonyms:
    inept

  2. adeptadjective

    Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient

    Antonyms:
    inept

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adept

    Skilful signifies possessing and using readily practical knowledge and ability, having alert and well-trained faculties with reference to a given work. One is adept in that for which he has a natural gift improved by practise; he is expert in that of which training, experience, and study have given him a thorough mastery; he is dexterous in that which he can do effectively, with or without training, especially in work of the hand or bodily activities. In the case of the noun, "an expert" denotes one who is "experienced" in the fullest sense, a master of his branch of knowledge. A skilled workman is one who has thoroughly learned his trade, though he may be naturally quite dull; a skilful workman has some natural brightness, ability, and power of adaptation, in addition to his acquired knowledge and dexterity. Compare CLEVER; DEXTERITY; POWER.

    Synonyms:
    accomplished, adroit, apt, clever, deft, dexterous, expert, handy, happy, ingenious, practised, proficient, skilful, skilled, trained

    Antonyms:
    awkward, bungling, clumsy, helpless, inexpert, maladroit, shiftless, unhandy, unskilled, untaught, untrained

    Preposition:
    Skilful at or in a work, with a pen or tool of any kind.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adeptnoun

    Synonyms:
    master, proficient, genius, doctor, veteran, expert, dab, DABSTER, good hand, master hand, capital hand, nice hand

  2. adeptadjective

    Synonyms:
    skilled, versed, experienced, practised, proficient, good, at home, AU FAIT

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

skilful, skillful, clever

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. ADEPT

    Synonyms:
    Antibody directed enzyme prodrug therapy



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