Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Acquainted through study or experience; knowledgeable or skilled: She is well versed in classical languages.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. knowledgeable or skilled, either through study or experience

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Acquainted or familiar, as the result of experience, study, practice, etc.; skilled; practiced; knowledgeable; expert.
  • adj. Turned.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Conversant or acquainted; practised; skilled: with in.
  • Turned; turned over.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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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Examples

  • The first time I researched versed, I was vacuuming th ecarpet and the word versed kept running through my mind.

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  • They're facing four counts each of principal to second-degree murder, the charge that the murders were committed in the fourth day after Katrina when, according to the attorney general, this medical staff mixed morphine and a drug called versed into one injectable drug with only one possible outcome.

    CNN Transcript Jul 18, 2006

  • 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.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose Vana Parva, Part 1

  • 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.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 Books 1, 2 and 3

  • Measuring the deflection in question -- which is equivalent to the so-called versed sine of the arc traversed -- we have a basis for determining the strength of the deflecting force.

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  • I've been meaning to revisit it once I became more "versed" in Tarr granted, I had seen the earlier ones and Werckmeister when I saw this the first time.

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  • If a concept that a bill uses that will effect EVERYONE cannot be broken down so as it can be understood by someone who is not 'versed' as a lawyer, it is not only a bad bill, but it is a horrible idea.

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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.

    Saul Segan: You Can See It in the Faces

  • 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.

    Elizabeth Nicholas: The Road Less Traveled

  • 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.

    Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.: Asia Society on Kashmir: Now Serving Foreign Policy Junk

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  • "versed" in Hungarian means: your poem

    August 7, 2012