American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Acquainted through study or experience; knowledgeable or skilled: She is well versed in classical languages.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Conversant or acquainted; practised; skilled: with in.
- Turned; turned over.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Acquainted or familiar, as the result of experience, study, practice, etc.; skilled; practiced; knowledgeable; expert.
- adj. (Math.) Turned.
- n. an injectable form of benzodiazepine (trade name Versed) useful for sedation and for reducing pain during uncomfortable medical procedures
- adj. thoroughly acquainted through study or experience
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“Then a learned Brahmana, Saunaka by name versed in self-knowledge and skilled in the _Sankhya_ system of yoga, addressed the king, saying, 'Causes of grief by thousands, and causes of fear by hundreds, day after day, overwhelm the ignorant but not the wise.”
“Then a learned Brahmana, Saunaka by name versed in self-knowledge and skilled in the Sankhya system of yoga, addressed the king, saying, 'Causes of grief by thousands, and causes of fear by hundreds, day after day, overwhelm the ignorant but not the wise.”
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“Those attorneys who participate frequently learn basic skills that can enhance their own scope of practice, because of the tremendous support of the organizational supervisors who are well versed in the fields that encompass the problems the clients face.”
“But as Rachel became increasingly versed in the calculus of filmmaking, she began to worry viewers would have a difficult time identifying with women whose lives were so different from their own.”
“For those not well versed in the political spectrum of India, for comparison, having Arundhati Roy and Pankaj Mishra speak on Kashmir is akin to having a panel on church reform that includes Christopher Hitchens and no clergy; or a panel on American imperialism where Noam Chomsky is the featured speaker.”
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