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1. skill

noun. ['ˈskɪl'] an ability that has been acquired by training.

Synonyms

  • craftsmanship
  • soldiering
  • showmanship
  • marksmanship
  • acquirement
  • accomplishment
  • literacy
  • mastership
  • attainment
  • mixology
  • power
  • workmanship
  • numeracy
  • salesmanship
  • soldiership
  • swordsmanship
  • acquisition
  • ability
  • craft
  • horsemanship
  • oarsmanship

Antonyms

  • illiteracy
  • unpersuasiveness
  • powerless
  • uninterestingness

Etymology

  • skilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skill (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Skill

  • quenneville
  • pudwill
  • overbill
  • mcmil
  • mcdill
  • macdill
  • jabril
  • instill
  • grabill
  • goodwill
  • gambill
  • fulfill
  • downhill
  • distill
  • distil
  • courville
  • brizill
  • brazil
  • belleville
  • bastille
  • waddill
  • uphill
  • until
  • tamil
  • tallil
  • sunil
  • seville
  • refill
  • newill
  • medil

Example sentences of the word skill


1. Noun, singular or mass
It takes serious skill and dedication to become a flight paramedic, and a good bit of luck.

Quotes containing the word skill


1. When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
- John Ruskin

2. An empowered organisation is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organisational success.
- Stephen Covey

3. Poetry is often the art of overhearing yourself say things you didn't know you knew. It is a learned skill to force yourself to articulate your life, your present world or your possibilities for the future.
- David Whyte

2. skill

noun. ['ˈskɪl'] ability to produce solutions in some problem domain.

Synonyms

  • nose
  • ability
  • science
  • virtuosity

Antonyms

  • literate
  • powerful
  • powerlessness
  • ineffectiveness

Etymology

  • skilen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skill (Middle English (1100-1500))
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