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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. skilled

    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, adept, adroit, apt, clever, deft, dexterous, expert, handy, happy, ingenious, practised, proficient, skilful, 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.

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"

    Antonyms:
    artless, semiskilled(a), botched, humble, unskillful, botchy, hopeless, menial, fumbling, clumsy, rusty, bungling, crude, butcherly, bungled, rough, incompetent, unskilled, weak, lubberly, lowly, out of practice(p)

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. skilledadjective

    Synonyms:
    SKILFUL

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How to use skilled in a sentence?

  1. Jerry Jones:

    Well, I think there’s no question in my mind that Tony is skilled, at a skilled level, and had accomplishments statistically that were there, the fact that we did not have a Super Bowl during that time is always going to be in the conversation as to where Tony Romo will rank — not rank, but where he’s acknowledged. You’re talking to a guy that he would be a first-round ballot with me, and I don’t apologize for that.

  2. Joachim Blatter:

    It is important for Swiss business to know what will happen with immigration and the pool of labor. For Switzerland, like many other countries, skilled labor will become scarce in the years ahead.

  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. Russ Harrison:

    If this is all there is, then the president has missed a real opportunity, He could have taken steps to make it easier for skilled immigrants to become Americans through the green card system, protecting foreign workers and Americans in the process.

  5. Michael Marks:

    These were two relatively sophisticated devices that went off almost simultaneously. They had a very, very short delay, it would be my opinion that they had somebody who was more of a skilled bomb maker, an engineer if you will, assist them in saying these are the steps you need to go through and then assemble the device to make it safely and to make it function the way they want.


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