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ADJECTIVE (2)

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]

2. skillful after much practice;
[syn: practiced, practised]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Practice \Prac"tice\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Practiced; p. pr. & vb. n. Practicing.] [Often written practise, practised, practising.] 1. To do or perform frequently, customarily, or habitually; to make a practice of; as, to practice gaming. "Incline not my heart . . . practice wicked works." --Ps. cxli. 4. [1913 Webster] 2. To exercise, or follow, as a profession, trade, art, etc., as, to practice law or medicine. [1913 Webster] 2. To exercise one's self in, for instruction or improvement, or to acquire discipline or dexterity; as, to practice gunnery; to practice music. [1913 Webster] 4. To put into practice; to carry out; to act upon; to commit; to execute; to do. "Aught but Talbot's shadow whereon to practice your severity." --Shak. [1913 Webster] As this advice ye practice or neglect. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 5. To make use of; to employ. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] In malice to this good knight's wife, I practiced Ubaldo and Ricardo to corrupt her. --Massinger. [1913 Webster] 6. To teach or accustom by practice; to train. [1913 Webster] In church they are taught to love God; after church they are practiced to love their neighbor. --Landor. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Practiced \Prac"ticed\, a. [Often written practised.] 1. Experienced; expert; skilled; as, a practiced marksman. "A practiced picklock." --Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster] 2. Used habitually; learned by practice. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

practiced 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] 2: skillful after much practice [syn: practiced, practised]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

38 Moby Thesaurus words for "practiced": accomplished, at concert pitch, blase, career, coached, conversant, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, experienced, finished, initiate, initiated, knowing, mature, matured, not born yesterday, old, old-time, practical, prepared, primed, professional, ripe, ripened, sagacious, seasoned, skilled, sophisticated, technical, trained, tried, tried and true, versed, vet, veteran, world-wise, worldly, worldly-wise