Synonyms & Antonyms of pro

(Entry 1 of 2)

having or showing trained ability in a particular field of knowledge
  • All the the conference attendees thought of themselves as pro coders.
  • He practiced hours on end in hopes of becoming a pro golfer.

Synonyms and Near Synonyms for pro

Antonyms and Near Antonyms for pro



Synonyms & Antonyms of pro (Entry 2 of 2)

a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field
  • She plays baseball like a pro.

Synonyms and Near Synonyms for pro

Antonyms and Near Antonyms for pro

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about pro

Time Traveler for pro

Time Traveler

The first known use of pro was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Pro.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on pro

Dictionary: Definition of pro

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with pro

Medical Dictionary: Definition of pro

Spanish Central: Translation of pro

Nglish: Translation of pro for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of pro for Arabic Speakers

Comments on pro

What made you want to look up pro? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

More Confusing Words—Quiz

  • cats on impossible timber
  • The magician ______ moved the selected card to the top of the deck.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!