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1. adept

adjective. ['əˈdɛpt'] having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude.

Synonyms

  • good
  • practiced
  • skilful
  • expert
  • skilled
  • proficient

Antonyms

  • stupidity
  • uncreativeness
  • inferior
  • fail

Etymology

  • adepte (French)
  • adeptus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Adept

  • overslept
  • intercept
  • except
  • accept
  • swept
  • stepped
  • slept
  • prepped
  • inept
  • crept
  • wept
  • sept
  • leapt
  • leaped
  • kept

Example sentences of the word adept


1. Adjective
Dogs and foxes are adept diggers with keen senses of smell that can detect a mole beneath the ground.

2. Verb, past participle
She should be adept at ensuring a smooth customer flow.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Are you equally adept in the areas of listening and writing?

Quotes containing the word adept


1. Entrepreneurs adopt the ways of the adept and adapt to a changing environment. Actually, entrepreneurs are more enterpreneurs, because they are forever entering into new territory.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. adept

noun. ['əˈdɛpt'] someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field.

Synonyms

  • ace
  • sensation
  • champion
  • mavin
  • star
  • maven
  • whiz
  • virtuoso
  • superstar
  • expert
  • hotshot
  • wizard
  • wiz
  • whizz
  • track star

Antonyms

  • minor
  • lack
  • generalist
  • natural

Etymology

  • adepte (French)
  • adeptus (Latin)
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