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Definition of versed

: having knowledge gained by close association, study, or experience usually + in an attorney well versed in corporate law [=an attorney who is knowledgeable about corporate law]At these points Dr Shepherd seemed very much the newcomer, not yet versed in the institution's codes …— Helen Garner… an eminent naturalist, a gentleman most completely versed in the knowledge of rocks and minerals …— Anthony TrollopeClive used to say that to be a successful moth hunter you need not be a specialist, but many specialists: a biologist, a botanist, a chemist, an ecologist, a meteorologist …—and well versed in Latin.— Poppy Adams

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1563, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of versed was in 1563

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English Language Learners Definition of versed

: having knowledge about something


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Kids Definition of versed

: having knowledge or skill as a result of experience, study, or practice He is versed in art.

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