Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun adept

1 sense of adept

Sense 1
ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz -- (someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field)
       => expert -- (a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully)

Antonyms of adj adept

1 sense of adept

Sense 1
adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful -- (having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching")

INDIRECT (VIA skilled) -> unskilled -- (not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship")

Similarity of adj adept

1 sense of adept

Sense 1
adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful -- (having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching")
       => skilled (vs. unskilled) -- (having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade")

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