What are some alternative words for adept?

Synonyms for adept
əˈdɛpt; ˈæd ɛpt, əˈdɛpt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz(adj)

    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, skilful(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. adept(noun)

    Antonyms:
    inept

  2. adept(adjective)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adept(n.)

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

  2. adept(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. adept(n)

    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. Steffany Kisling:

    The ones who come out of SkyAngels are pretty adept to handle it, even early in their careers.

  2. Rebecca Crozier:

    These groups are very adept at this 'come and join this movement, be part of this' rhetoric to draw in young people who have lost a sense of purpose and belonging during the war.

  3. President Trump:

    It takes five to eight minutes for first responders. So the attack is over. If you had a teacher who was adept at firearms, they could very well end [the attack], we are looking at that very strongly. A lot of people will be opposed to it. A lot of people are gonna like it.

  4. 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.

  5. Dominic Epton:

    I've become adept at persuading - read 'bribing' - the children to vacate 'work HQ' when I jump on client or other confidential calls.

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Translations for adept

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  • ماهرArabic
  • умел, опитен, специалист, вещ, познавачBulgarian
  • Meister, geschicktGerman
  • lertaEsperanto
  • experto, hábil, experta, adeptoSpanish
  • asiantuntija, asiantunteva, pätevä, mestariFinnish
  • expertFrench
  • प्रवीण, निपुणHindi
  • mahirIndonesian
  • abileItalian
  • Aulus Didius GallusLatin
  • tautōhitoMāori
  • deskundige, bekwaam, expert, bedrevenDutch
  • adeptNorwegian
  • ekspert, ekspertka, mistrz, mistrzyniPolish
  • peritoPortuguese
  • знато́к, экспе́рт, специали́стка, ма́стер, уме́лый, све́дущий, специали́ст, о́пытный, зна́ющийRussian
  • skickligSwedish
  • เก่งThai
  • becerikli, ehil, mahir, ustaTurkish
  • ماہرUrdu

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