Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb experience

5 senses of experience

Sense 1
experience, see, go through -- (go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam")
       => undergo -- (pass through; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "undergo a strange sensation")

Sense 2
know, experience, live -- (have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations; "I know the feeling!"; "have you ever known hunger?"; "I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict"; "The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"; "I lived through two divorces")
       => experience, see, go through -- (go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam")

Sense 3
experience, receive, have, get -- (go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling")
       => undergo -- (pass through; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "undergo a strange sensation")

Sense 4
feel, experience -- (undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret")

Sense 5
have, experience -- (undergo; "The stocks had a fast run-up")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Antonyms of adj experienced

1 sense of experienced

Sense 1
experienced (vs. inexperienced), experient -- (having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation)

inexperienced (vs. experienced), inexperient -- (lacking practical experience or training)
        => fledgling, unfledged, callow -- (young and inexperienced; "a fledgling enterprise"; "a fledgling skier"; "an unfledged lawyer")
        => raw, new -- (lacking training or experience; "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits")
        => uninitiate, uninitiated, naive -- (not initiated; deficient in relevant experience; "it seemed a bizarre ceremony to uninitiated western eyes"; "he took part in the experiment as a naive subject")
        => unpracticed, unpractised, unversed -- (not having had extensive practice)
        => unseasoned, untested, untried, young -- (not tried or tested by experience; "unseasoned artillery volunteers"; "still untested in battle"; "an illustrator untried in mural painting"; "a young hand at plowing")

Similarity of adj experienced

1 sense of experienced

Sense 1
experienced (vs. inexperienced), experient -- (having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation)
       => full-fledged, fully fledged -- ((of persons, e.g.) having gained full status; "a full-fledged lawyer"; "by the age of seventeen I was a full-fledged atheist"; "sees itself as a fully fledged rival party")
       => intimate, knowledgeable, versed -- (thoroughly acquainted through study or experience; "this girl, so intimate with nature"-W.H.Hudson; "knowledgeable about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read)
       => old, older -- (skilled through long experience; "an old offender"; "the older soldiers")
       => practiced, practised -- (skillful after much practice)
       => seasoned, veteran (prenominal) -- (rendered competent through trial and experience; "a seasoned traveler"; "veteran steadiness"; "a veteran officer")
          Also See-> skilled#1; tough#3, toughened#1

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