Adept Definition

ə-dĕpt
adepts
adjective
Highly skilled; expert.
Webster's New World
The definition of adept is someone who is very good at a particular skill or activity.
An example of someone being adept at swimming is Olympian Michael Phelps.
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Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient.

Wiktionary
noun
adepts
A person who is highly skilled in some field of knowledge or work; expert.
Webster's New World

One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Adept

Noun

Singular:
adept
Plural:
adepts

Origin of Adept

  • From French adepte, from Latin adeptus (“who has achieved”), the past participle of adipisci (“to attain”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin adeptus past participle of adipīscī to attain ad- ad- apīscī to grasp

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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