Definition of Expert

1. Noun. A person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully.




2. Adjective. Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude. "The effect was achieved by skillful retouching"

3. Adjective. Of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood. "Technical language"
Exact synonyms: Technical
Similar to: Skilled
Derivative terms: Expertise

Definition of Expert

1. a. Taught by use, practice, or experience, experienced; having facility of operation or performance from practice; knowing and ready from much practice; clever; skillful; as, an expert surgeon; expert in chess or archery.

2. n. An expert or experienced person; one instructed by experience; one who has skill, experience, or extensive knowledge in his calling or in any special branch of learning.

3. v. t. To experience.

Definition of Expert

1. Adjective. Extraordinarily capable or knowledgeable. ¹

2. Adjective. Characteristic of an expert. ¹

3. Noun. A person with extensive knowledge or ability in a given subject. ¹

4. Noun. (chess) A player ranking just below master. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Expert

1. to serve as an authority [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Literary usage of Expert

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1. When the Victim Is a Child by Debra Whitcomb (1992)
"691, 456 NW2d 391 (1990), for example, the Court permitted an expert to testify ... For example, it is not at all uncommon for the courts to admit expert ..."

2. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by American Social Science Association, National Conference on Social Welfare, Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1900)
"expert testimony has fallen into such disrepute as to be sneered at upon nearly all occasions. The disagreements of expert medical witnesses, especially, ..."

3. Transactions by European Orthodontic Society, Lina Oswald, Northern Ohio Dental Society, Ossory Archaeological Society, Wentworth Historical Society, Society of Automobile Engineers (1900)
"Furthermore, it is very rarely that at some time in his experience the regular electrical engineer is not called upon to testify as an expert, and to him ..."

4. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1897)
"expert testimony is frequently referred to as confusing, unreliable for various reasons, illustrating often the theorizations of scientific men rather than ..."

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