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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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Rhymes with Adept

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

How do you pronounce adept?

Pronounce adept as əˈdɛpt.

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Sentences with 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 about 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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