from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Educated to read and write; literate.
- adj. Highly educated; learned.
- adj. Of or relating to literacy or learning.
- adj. Inscribed or marked with or as if with letters.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Literate (able to read writing in letters).
- adj. Educated, especially having a degree (entitled to put an abbreviation such as BS, MA, PhD, MD after a signature).
- v. Simple past of letter.
- v. Past participle of letter
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Literate; educated; versed in literature.
- adj. Of or pertaining to learning or literature; learned.
- adj. Inscribed or stamped with letters.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Literate; educated; versed in literature or science.
- Of or pertaining to learning; marked by or devoted to literary culture: as, lettered ease or retirement.
- In zoology and botany, marked as if with letters; having spots which look like letters, or make the surface seem to be written over: as, the lettered tortoise (Emys scripta); the lettered chinamark (Diasemia literalis, small brown British moth).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
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