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ADEPT has all the letters in alphabetical order.

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Definition of the noun adept

What does adept mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adepts

  1. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

Alternative definition of the noun adept


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

Definition of the adjective adept

What does adept mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more adept / adepter | most adept / adeptest

  1. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

Alternative definition of the adjective adept


  1. Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient

Definition of the adjective adept for high school students

    extremely skilled
    • example: Tarzan was adept at jumping from tree to tree like a monkey.

The adjective adept is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.


  1. Adept is a Swedish metalcore band from Trosa. Founded in 2004, the band consists of Robert Ljung, Jerry Repo Filip Brandelius, Gabriel Hellmark and Gustav Lithammer. They've released 3 EP's as well as 3 studio albums to date, including Another Year of Disaster in 2009, Death Dealers in 2011 and their latest, Silence the World, in 2013. In November 2014, they announced that their next album will be released in 2015.
  2. Adept is a musical group.
    • album: "Adept"


"Adept" is a musical album of Adept.

  • released in (8 years ago)


"ADEPT" is a 2013 Telly Award winning film, created for the MU School of Medicine.


Adept is a fictional character, a superhero in the Marvel Universe, member of the Strikeforce: Morituri. The character was created by Peter B. Gillis and Brent Anderson.


  1. Adept: An adept is an individual identified as having attained a specific level of knowledge, skill, or aptitude in doctrines relevant to a particular author or organization.
  2. ADEPT a.k.a. DEPT: Directed Enzyme Prodrug Therapy uses enzymes artificially introduced into the body to convert Prodrugs, which have no or poor biological activity, to the active form in the desired location within the body. Many chemotherapy drugs for cancer lack tumour specificity and the doses required to reach therapeutic levels in the tumour are often toxic to other tissues. DEPT strategies are an experimental method of reducing the systemic toxicity of a drug, by achieving high levels of the active drug only at the desired site.
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  3. adept is a fictional job title.

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Google previewDictionary of English Etymology (1859)

by Hensleigh Wedgwood (M.A.)

Adept. Lat. adipiscor, adept us, to obtain. Alchymists who have obtained the grand elixir, or philosopher's stone, which gave them the power of transmuting metals to gold, were called adepti, of whom there were said to be twelve always in ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Sanscrit and English: Translated, Amended and Enlarged, From an Original Compilation Prepared by Learned Natives. - Calcutta, Pereira 1819 (1819)

by Horace-Hayman Wilson

4An adept, a magician, one who by the performance ofcertain mystical and magical rites has acquired superhuman powers. SAn ascetic, who by mystical and austere practices has etfected one or all of five purposes, viz. the aflluence, the form ...

Google previewThe Canadian Dictionary of ASL (2002)

by Carole Sue Bailey, Kathy Dolby, Hilda Marian Campbell, Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf

adept: adj. highly skilled; proficient. The teacher is an adept mathematician. SIGN #1: Left 'EXTENDED B' hand, palm ...

Google previewThe Element Encyclopedia of the Psychic World: The Ultimate A–Z of Spirits, Mysteries and the Paranormal (2010)

by Theresa Cheung

ADEPT One who has achieved the highest mastery of mystical and/ or occult powers. An adept is particularly proficient or knowledgeable about the nature and laws of the universe. Those who wish to become adepts may become apprentices, ...

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

adept 3 intense, severe and usually short-term: A boil i5 an acute local infection. a Since the floods there has been an acute shortage of tomatoes. • acute noun > ACCENT. Word Family acutely adverb; acuteness noun. [Latin acuius sharp] ad ...

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I was relatively technically adept. I can edit and wire up a light. (Ian Hart)
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Scrabble value of A1D2E1P3T1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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