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skilled

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adjective \ˈskild\

Simple Definition of skilled

  • : having the training, knowledge, and experience that is needed to do something : having a lot of skill

  • : requiring training

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of skilled

  1. 1 :  having acquired mastery of or skill in something (as a technique or a trade) <skilled in the art of negotiation>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or requiring workers or labor with skill and training in a particular occupation, craft, or trade

Examples of skilled in a sentence

  1. a very skilled and talented writer

  2. He is skilled at cooking.

  3. Carpentry is a skilled trade.



1552

First Known Use of skilled

1552

Synonym Discussion of skilled

proficient, adept, skilled, skillful, expert mean having great knowledge and experience in a trade or profession. proficient implies a thorough competence derived from training and practice <proficient in translating foreign languages>. adept implies special aptitude as well as proficiency <adept at doing long division>. skilled stresses mastery of technique <a skilled surgeon>. skillful implies individual dexterity in execution or performance <skillful drivers>. expert implies extraordinary proficiency and often connotes knowledge as well as technical skill <expert in the evaluation of wines>.

Rhymes with skilled


SKILLED Defined for Kids

skilled

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adjective \ˈskild\

Definition of skilled for Students

  1. 1 :  having skill <a skilled mason>

  2. 2 :  requiring skill and training <a skilled trade>





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