[syn: intimate, knowledgeable, versed]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
knowledgeable \knowledgeable\ adj.
1. thoroughly acquainted with and skilled in something
through study or experience; as, knowledgeable in
classical languages. Opposite of unversed,
unacquainted, and unfamiliar.
2. fully informed.
3. highly educated; having information or understanding.
Syn: enlightened, learned, lettered, literate, well-educated,
[WordNet 1.5] -- knowledgeability, n. --
knowledgeably, adv. -- knowledgeableness, n.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: highly educated; having extensive information or
understanding; "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable
critic"; "a knowledgeable audience" [syn: knowing,
knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated,
2: alert and fully informed; "a knowing collector of rare
books"; "surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on"
[syn: knowledgeable, knowing]
3: thoroughly acquainted through study or experience; "this
girl, so intimate with nature"-W.H.Hudson; "knowledgeable
about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read [syn:
intimate, knowledgeable, versed]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
60 Moby Thesaurus words for "knowledgeable":
all-knowing, apperceptive, appercipient, apprehending,
apprehensive, au courant, au fait, authoritative, aware, brainy,
bright, brilliant, clever, cognizant, comprehending, confined,
conscious, cultured, discerning, enlightened, erudite, expert,
familiar, feature, featured, gnostic, in the know, insightful,
intelligent, knowing, knowledgable, learned, limited, mindful,
omniscient, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious, prehensile,
quick-witted, ready, restricted, sagacious, sage, sensible, sharp,
shrewd, smart, sophic, sophisticated, specialist, specialistic,
specialized, technical, understanding, well-educated,
well-informed, well-read, wise, worldly