skilled

  • 1 skilled — [skɪld] adjective HUMAN RESOURCES 1. someone who is skilled has the training and experience that is needed to do something well: • Skilled craftsmen, such as carpenters, bricklayers etc, are in great demand. • Medical technology companies face a… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 skilled — [ skıld ] adjective ** 1. ) having the ability and experience to do something well: a skilled craftsman Skilled negotiators ask questions and stick to the facts. skilled worker: The best performing companies had a higher proportion of skilled… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 3 skilled — [skıld] adj 1.) someone who is skilled has the training and experience that is needed to do something well ≠ ↑unskilled ▪ Skilled craftsmen , such as carpenters, are in great demand. ▪ The company is fortunate to have such highly skilled workers …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 Skilled — Skilled, a. Having familiar knowledge united with readiness and dexterity in its application; familiarly acquainted with; expert; skillful; often followed by in; as, a person skilled in drawing or geometry. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 skilled — index competent, deft, efficient, expert, facile, familiar (informed), learned, literate …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 skilled — skillful, *proficient, adept, expert, masterly Analogous words: apt, ready, *quick, prompt: practiced, exercised, drilled (see PRACTICE vb): competent, qualified, *able, capable Antonyms: unskilled …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 skilled — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having or showing skill. 2) (of work) requiring special abilities or training …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 skilled — [skild] adj. 1. having skill; skillful 2. having or requiring an ability, as in a particular industrial occupation, gained by special experience or training …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 skilled — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ Interviewi …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 skilled */*/ — UK [skɪld] / US adjective 1) having the ability and experience to do something well a skilled craftsman Skilled negotiators ask questions and stick to the facts. skilled worker: The best performing companies had a higher proportion of skilled… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 skilled — adjective 1 someone who is skilled has the training and experience that is needed to do something well: Skilled craftsmen, such as carpenters, bricklayers, etc are in great demand. | highly skilled: a highly skilled negotiator (+ at/in): She s… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 skilled — [[t]skɪ̱ld[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ in/at n/ ing Someone who is skilled has the knowledge and ability to do something well. Few doctors are actually trained, and not all are skilled, in helping their patients make choices. ...a network of… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 skilled — adj. 1) highly skilled 2) skilled at, in; with * * * [skɪld] in with highly skilled skilled at …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 skilled — semi·skilled; skilled; un·skilled; …

    English syllables

  • 15 skilled — skilful, skilled 1. Skilful is spelt in this way in BrE, and usually skillful in AmE. 2. Skilled is the word to use when referring to types of work (also semi skilled, unskilled), and is classificatory in function, whereas skilful is evaluative… …

    Modern English usage

  • 16 skilled —   No eau, loea, mākaukau, akamai, ailolo, lolo, ka a, ma alea, maiau, laukua, ōlali; ōlohe (in the hula or lua fighting); pau lehia. Rare: hialoa, lelehua, pa anehe mālalaioa. See unskilled, versed, and sayings, hāwāwā, surfer.    ♦ Skilled labor …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 17 skilled — [skɪld] adj 1) skilful Ant: unskilled a skilled craftsman[/ex] 2) a skilled job needs someone who has ability and experience …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 skilled — adjective Date: 1552 1. having acquired mastery of or skill in something (as a technique or a trade) < skilled in the art of negotiation > 2. of, relating to, or requiring workers or labor with skill and training in a particular occupation, craft …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 skilled — Synonyms and related words: accomplished, adept, adept in, at concert pitch, at home in, career, coached, conversant, crack, crackerjack, expert, expert at, finished, good at, handy at, initiate, initiated, master, master of, masterful, masterly …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 skilled — adjective a skilled architect Syn: experienced, trained, qualified, credentialed, proficient, practiced, accomplished, expert, skillful, talented, gifted, adept, adroit, deft, dexterous, able, good, competent; informal crack …

    Thesaurus of popular words


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