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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smart, smarting, smartness(adj)

    a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore

    Synonyms:
    stylishness, last word, alacrity, chichi, chicness, smartness, brightness, cleverness, chic, smarting, swank, modishness, briskness

    Antonyms:
    thickheaded, dopy, lumpish, dim, mild, goosy, gormless, dopey, unstylish, jerky, loggerheaded, witless, cloddish, duncical, manual, blockheaded, boneheaded, goosey, soft-witted, slow, gaumless, thick, nitwitted, senseless, dull, duncish, backward, gooselike, dumb, unthinking, stupid, thick-skulled, foolish, yokel-like, unintelligent, dense, weak, wooden-headed, doltish, anserine, styleless, obtuse, fatheaded, lumpen

  2. smart(adj)

    showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness

    Synonyms:
    voguish, wise, sassy, impertinent, chic, bright, saucy, overbold, fresh, impudent

    Antonyms:
    slow, blockheaded, dim, doltish, dull, mild, duncish, styleless, gaumless, stupid, dopey, backward, weak, boneheaded, gormless, cloddish, nitwitted, goosy, manual, witless, anserine, foolish, dopy, goosey, unstylish, fatheaded, unintelligent, dense, duncical, jerky, lumpen, thick, gooselike, lumpish, unthinking, loggerheaded, dumb, senseless, wooden-headed, yokel-like, thickheaded, soft-witted, thick-skulled, obtuse

  3. chic, smart, voguish(adj)

    elegant and stylish

    "chic elegance"; "a smart new dress"; "a suit of voguish cut"

    Synonyms:
    trendy, voguish, wise, sassy, impertinent, chic, bright, saucy, overbold, fresh, impudent

    Antonyms:
    boneheaded, nitwitted, thick-skulled, wooden-headed, unintelligent, dumb, soft-witted, manual, obtuse, fatheaded, unthinking, lumpish, foolish, lumpen, duncish, gormless, blockheaded, styleless, gooselike, slow, stupid, gaumless, dopy, thickheaded, goosey, jerky, cloddish, goosy, senseless, yokel-like, weak, mild, backward, unstylish, loggerheaded, dull, anserine, dopey, doltish, dim, thick, duncical, dense, witless

  4. bright, smart(adj)

    characterized by quickness and ease in learning

    "some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"

    Synonyms:
    shining, promising, voguish, wise, fresh, chic, brilliant, bright, lustrous, burnished, saucy, impertinent, vivid, sassy, hopeful, undimmed, overbold, impudent, shiny

    Antonyms:
    obtuse, dim, goosey, thickheaded, unstylish, cloddish, thick-skulled, yokel-like, stupid, soft-witted, dopy, slow, witless, unintelligent, styleless, manual, lumpen, loggerheaded, boneheaded, dopey, duncical, foolish, duncish, fatheaded, blockheaded, goosy, weak, backward, dumb, lumpish, nitwitted, senseless, gormless, jerky, wooden-headed, mild, dull, thick, anserine, dense, gaumless, gooselike, doltish, unthinking

  5. fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy, wise(adj)

    improperly forward or bold

    "don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me!"

    Synonyms:
    invigorated, wise, flip, chic, brisk, saucy, heady, new, pert, wise(p), sassy, overbold, judicious, orthogonal, irreverent, clean, insolent, sweet, immaterial, impertinent, fresh, snotty-nosed, knowing, reinvigorated, impudent, novel, refreshing, refreshful, unused, voguish, tonic, refreshed, bracing, wise to(p), extraneous, unfermented, bright

    Antonyms:
    obtuse, unstylish, anserine, styleless, senseless, dopey, dense, backward, foolish, cloddish, gormless, boneheaded, yokel-like, unthinking, mild, wooden-headed, fatheaded, witless, dopy, dull, lumpen, stupid, dim, slow, goosey, manual, blockheaded, unintelligent, thickheaded, jerky, gaumless, gooselike, thick-skulled, duncish, dumb, loggerheaded, soft-witted, thick, doltish, weak, lumpish, duncical, goosy, nitwitted

  6. smart(adj)

    painfully severe

    "he gave the dog a smart blow"

    Synonyms:
    voguish, wise, sassy, impertinent, chic, bright, saucy, overbold, fresh, impudent

    Antonyms:
    dopey, unstylish, stupid, slow, styleless, goosy, manual, unthinking, blockheaded, lumpish, dense, wooden-headed, foolish, goosey, gormless, unintelligent, gooselike, soft-witted, dull, cloddish, senseless, thick-skulled, anserine, yokel-like, backward, mild, duncish, jerky, doltish, thickheaded, loggerheaded, lumpen, dim, fatheaded, weak, obtuse, boneheaded, nitwitted, gaumless, dopy, witless, dumb, thick, duncical

  7. smart(adj)

    quick and brisk

    "I gave him a smart salute"; "we walked at a smart pace"

    Synonyms:
    voguish, wise, sassy, impertinent, chic, bright, saucy, overbold, fresh, impudent

    Antonyms:
    goosey, thickheaded, weak, dense, obtuse, dopy, thick, dull, duncical, stupid, foolish, wooden-headed, slow, gooselike, mild, jerky, thick-skulled, senseless, goosy, gaumless, backward, yokel-like, boneheaded, soft-witted, lumpen, styleless, dim, blockheaded, unthinking, lumpish, doltish, duncish, fatheaded, nitwitted, unintelligent, loggerheaded, cloddish, witless, gormless, unstylish, anserine, manual, dopey, dumb

  8. smart(verb)

    capable of independent and apparently intelligent action

    "smart weapons"

    Synonyms:
    voguish, wise, sassy, impertinent, chic, bright, saucy, overbold, fresh, impudent

    Antonyms:
    gaumless, duncish, gormless, boneheaded, dumb, slow, styleless, jerky, thick, dopey, nitwitted, soft-witted, foolish, stupid, manual, thick-skulled, obtuse, lumpish, dopy, unstylish, backward, goosey, unthinking, yokel-like, fatheaded, cloddish, dim, witless, doltish, dull, wooden-headed, anserine, gooselike, loggerheaded, weak, goosy, mild, thickheaded, senseless, duncical, unintelligent, blockheaded, lumpen, dense

  9. ache, smart, hurt(verb)

    be the source of pain

    Synonyms:
    languish, hurt, wound, injure, yearn, bruise, offend, ache, suffer, pine, anguish, spite, pain, yen

    Antonyms:
    unstylish, lumpish, gormless, anserine, thick, duncish, witless, blockheaded, slow, thickheaded, jerky, dopey, fatheaded, unthinking, manual, dull, senseless, styleless, weak, unintelligent, dumb, lumpen, duncical, goosy, gooselike, stupid, doltish, dopy, goosey, obtuse, backward, gaumless, loggerheaded, yokel-like, dim, boneheaded, foolish, wooden-headed, nitwitted, soft-witted, mild, dense, cloddish, thick-skulled

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. smart

    Clever, as used in England, especially implies an aptitude for study or learning, and for excellent tho not preeminent mental achievement. The early New England usage as implying simple and weak good nature has largely affected the use of the word throughout the United States, where it has never been much in favor. Smart, indicating dashing ability, is now coming to have a suggestion of unscrupulousness, similar to that of the word sharp, which makes its use a doubtful compliment. The discriminating use of such words as able, gifted, talented, etc., is greatly preferable to an excessive use of the word clever. Compare ACUMEN; ASTUTE; POWER.

    Synonyms:
    able, adroit, apt, bright, capable, clever, dexterous, expert, gifted, happy, ingenious, intellectual, intelligent, keen, knowing, quick, quick-witted, sharp, skilful, talented

    Antonyms:
    awkward, bungling, clumsy, dull, foolish, idiotic, ignorant, senseless, slow, stupid, thick-headed, witless

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. smart

    Synonyms:
    keen, pungent, piercing, quick, vigorous, sharp, severe, active, clever, brilliant, vivacious, witty, ready, spruce, brisk, fresh, dressy, showy

    Antonyms:
    dull, heavy, aching, slow, inactive, stupid, sluggish, unready, slow-minded, unwitty, dowdy, shabby, clownish

Editors Contribution

  1. brianna

    if you have the brianna symptoms you must head to the hospital!

    "i think i have the brianna cause i have all the symptoms!"

    Submitted by rinat on September 3, 2019  
  2. clever

    to understand quickly.

    he is so smart

    Submitted by anonymous on September 22, 2020  
  3. confuddled

    when you know things/stuff

    Submitted by rinat on August 28, 2019  
  4. smot

    not smart but talk back like they inteligent

    Submitted by anonymous on December 28, 2020  
  5. tiana

    this is true because our teacher taught us it in high school

    "she is definitely a tiana"

    Submitted by Tiana.whittingham on January 11, 2021  
  6. tiana

    this is true because our teacher taught us it in high school

    "she is definitely a tiana"

    Submitted by Tiana.whittingham on January 11, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. smart(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pungent or sharp pain, lancinating pain

  2. smart(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    feel sharp pain

  3. smart(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    suffer, be punished

  4. smart(a.)

    Synonyms:
    sharp, stinging, keen, severe, poignant, pungent

  5. smart(a.)

    Synonyms:
    vigorous, forcible, effective, energetic

  6. smart(a.)

    Synonyms:
    lively, brisk, vivacious, agile, nimble, quick, alert, spry, active, stirring, prompt, ready, sprightly, spirited, dapper

  7. smart(a.)

    Synonyms:
    expert, dexterous, clever

  8. smart(a.)

    Synonyms:
    witty, acute, apt

  9. smart(a.)

    Synonyms:
    spruce, trim, nicely or showily dressed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. smart(a)

    Synonyms:
    acute, bright, clever, apt, brilliant, gifted, talented, precocious, vigorous, energetic, forcible, fashionable, pretentious, trim, elegant, fresh, smacking, brisk, agile, nimble, lively, pungent, poignant, intense, keen

    Antonyms:
    dull, inapt, dowdy, tawdry

  2. smart(v)

    Synonyms:
    sting, prick, suffer

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. SMaRT

    Synonyms:
    Spliceosome-mediated RNA trans-splicing

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How to use smart in a sentence?

  1. John Dean:

    Did he record or did somebody record? No idea, but today it would be very easy. Today he could have a smart phone in his pocket and probably pick up a room conversation with some ease.

  2. Dan Radcliffe:

    You would see him get slightly, not annoyed but like, when someone didnt clear a board or theres still a few questions left or when no one really would up with much money because no one had done really well, he would just say, Okay well well come back for Double Jeopardy after the break and Im sure well all do better then. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP You could tell he loved seeing people who are really smart do well and that is the essential joy of a quiz show.

  3. Enrique Diaz:

    He was good. I think he can do it without trying to be overly aggressive, if you go on offense, it shows for me he has a lack of confidence... like he needs( to do) something. He doesn't need anything because he's very smart, very articulate, very good.

  4. Monday Trump said ultimately:

    We have more money than anybody else by far, we'll build it up until they come to their senses. When they do, then we'll all be smart, and we'll all stop. And by the way not only stop, we'll reduce, which I would love to do. But right now, they( Russia) have not adhered to the agreement.

  5. Neil Mawston:

    Some consumers aspire to own the 'full set' of a big house, big car, big TV and big smart phone.

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