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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field;
[syn: ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude;
- Example: "adept in handicrafts"
- Example: "an adept juggler"
- Example: "an expert job"
- Example: "a good mechanic"
- Example: "a practiced marksman"
- Example: "a proficient engineer"
- Example: "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"
- Example: "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"
[syn: adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Adept \A*dept"\, n. [L. adeptus obtained (sc. artem), ?he who has obtained an art, p. p. of adipsci to arrive ?at, to obtain; ad + apisci to pursue. See Apt, and cf. Adapt.] One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Adept \A*dept"\, a. Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient. [1913 Webster] Beaus adept in everything profound. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

adept adj 1: 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" [syn: adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful] n 1: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field [syn: ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

118 Moby Thesaurus words for "adept": Admirable Crichton, Daedalian, able, accomplished, adept in, adroit, anthroposophist, apt, artisan, artist, artistic, at home in, attache, authoritative, authority, bravura, brilliant, cabalist, clean, clever, connaisseur, connoisseur, consultant, coordinated, cordon bleu, crack, crack shot, crackerjack, craftsman, cunning, cute, dabster, daedal, dead shot, deft, dexterous, dextrous, diplomat, diplomatic, diplomatist, elder statesman, esoteric, excellent, experienced hand, expert, expert at, expert consultant, fancy, good, good at, goodish, graceful, graduate, handy, handy at, handy man, ingenious, journeyman, magisterial, mahatma, marksman, master, master of, masterful, masterly, mystagogue, mystic, neat, no mean, no slouch, old hand, past master, polished, politic, politician, pro, professional, professor, proficient, proficient in, quick, quite some, ready, resourceful, savant, shark, sharp, skilled, skilled in, skillful, slick, some, specialist, statesman, statesmanlike, strong in, stylish, supernaturalist, tactful, technical adviser, technician, the compleat, the complete, theosophist, transcendentalist, up on, versed, versed in, virtuoso, well up on, well-done, well-versed, whiz, wizard, workmanlike, yogi, yogin, yogist
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

ADEPT Administrative Data Entry for Processing Transmission (mil., USA)