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Wordnet 3.0


1. having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation;
[syn: experienced, experient]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

experienced \ex*pe"ri*enced\ ([e^]ks*p[=e]"r[i^]*enst), p. p. & a. Taught by practice or by repeated observations; skillful or wise by means of trials, use, or observation; as, an experienced physician, workman, soldier; an experienced eye. [1913 Webster] The ablest and most experienced statesmen. --Bancroft. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Experience \Ex*pe"ri*ence\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Experienced ([e^]ks*p[=e]"r[i^]*enst); p. pr. & vb. n. Experiencing ([e^]ks*p[=e]"r[i^]*en*s[i^]ng).] 1. To make practical acquaintance with; to try personally; to prove by use or trial; to have trial of; to have the lot or fortune of; to have befall one; to be affected by; to feel; as, to experience pain or pleasure; to experience poverty; to experience a change of views. [1913 Webster] The partial failure and disappointment which he had experienced in India. --Thirwall. [1913 Webster] 2. To exercise; to train by practice. [1913 Webster] The youthful sailors thus with early care Their arms experience, and for sea prepare. --Harte. [1913 Webster] To experience religion (Theol.), to become a convert to the doctrines of Christianity; to yield to the power of religious truth. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

experienced adj 1: having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation [syn: experienced, experient] [ant: inexperienced, inexperient]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "experienced": acclimated, acclimatized, accommodated, accomplished, accustomed, adapted, adept, adjusted, au fait, blase, capable, case-hardened, competent, conditioned, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, efficient, expert, familiarized, hardened, in the know, inured, knowing, knowledgeable, master, masterly, mature, matured, naturalized, not born yesterday, old, old-line, old-time, on the ball, orientated, oriented, practical, practiced, prepared, professional, proficient, qualified, ripe, ripened, run-in, sagacious, sage, savvy, seasoned, shrewd, skilled, skillful, sophisticated, trained, tried, tried and true, used to, versed, vet, veteran, well-informed, well-versed, wise, wont, wonted, world-wise, worldly, worldly-wise