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Synonyms for adept
əˈdɛpt; ˈæd ɛpt, əˈdɛptadept

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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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adept

    Synonyms:
    expert, adroit, handy, master, performer, professor, artist

    Antonyms:
    awkward, clumsy, inexpert, tyro, novice, lubber, blunderer

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, 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

    "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"

    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, honorable, well(p), near, practised

    Antonyms:
    unskilled

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. adeptnoun

    Synonyms:
    expert

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "adept":

    skilful, skillful, clever

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. ADEPT

    Synonyms:
    Antibody directed enzyme prodrug therapy

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How to use adept in a sentence?

  1. Victor Manjarrez:

    Drug organizations … are much more adept at changing than the government is.

  2. Gary Davis:

    Sometimes I’m glad flight attendants deal with those passengers, and I can hide in the cockpit, the ones who come out of SkyAngels are pretty adept to handle it, even early in their careers.

  3. Sean McGoffin:

    We do have technology, this is technology that we didn't used to have, so we're getting some of that from our headquarters component and we're really thankful for their investment in The Big Bend Sector, we're always going to need a little bit more manpower, but we're adept in this sector of doing what we have to do to make things happen.

  4. Bob Zenouzi:

    In the last seven to eight years self storage companies have become very adept at marketing online, people can't afford a home and need to downsize. You have stuff and need to store that stuff.

  5. State Department:

    Don't let the' grandmother with the scarves' persona fool Jared Kushner. She is a phenomenal and adept politician, she has lasted this long in no small part due to her bureaucratic maneuvering. This isn't just about what she knows about disease, or her experience. This is a shrewd and deft political veteran.


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