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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·pe·ri·ence, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Experienced p. pr. & vb. n. Experiencing ]
 1. To make practical acquaintance with; to try personally; to prove by use or trial; to have trial of; to have the lot or fortune of; to have befall one; to be affected by; to feel; as, to experience pain or pleasure; to experience poverty; to experience a change of views.
    The partial failure and disappointment which he had experienced in India.   --Thirwall.
 2. To exercise; to train by practice.
 The youthful sailors thus with early care
 Their arms experience, and for sea prepare.   --Harte.
 To experience religion Theol., to become a convert to the doctrines of Christianity; to yield to the power of religious truth.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 ex·pe·ri·enced p. p. & a. Taught by practice or by repeated observations; skillful or wise by means of trials, use, or observation; as, an experienced physician, workman, soldier; an experienced eye.
    The ablest and most experienced statesmen.   --Bancroft.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having become knowledgeable or skillful from observation or
            participation [ant: inexperienced]