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Definition of Adept


  1. One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy.
  2. Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient.

Adept Quotations

Bad things happen. And the human brain is especially adept at making sure that we keep track of these events. This is an adaptive mechanism important for survival.
David Perlmutter

Once you're in a particular country, and you're surrounded by musicians who are so adept at traditional music, you suddenly realize how much there is to explore and digest and learn and experience.
Evelyn Glennie

Control and surrender have to be kept in balance. That's what surfers do - take control of the situation, then be carried, then take control. In the last few thousand years, we've become incredibly adept technically. We've treasured the controlling part of ourselves and neglected the surrendering part.
Brian Eno

It's true that stammerers can become more adept at sentence construction.
David Mitchell

Yeah, I like to keep myself interested - I'll kind of throw myself into some area that I don't completely know or understand, that I'm not adept at, so I'm forced to swim in order to stay afloat. There's a good feeling that comes from that.
David Byrne
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Adept Translations

adept in Dutch is adept, aanhanger, beoefenaar
adept in German is Eingeweihter
adept in Italian is esperto, campione
adept in Portuguese is perito
adept in Spanish is adepto, partidario
adept in Swedish is skicklig
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