The definition of adept is someone who is very good at a particular skill or activity.(adjective)
An example of someone being adept at swimming is Olympian Michael Phelps.
See adept in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L adeptus, pp. of adipisci, to arrive at < ad-, to + apisci, to pursue, attain: used in ML of alchemists claiming to have arrived at the philosopher's stone
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Origin: Latin adeptus
Origin: , past participle of adipīscī, to attain
Origin: : ad-, ad-
Origin: + apīscī, to grasp.
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