Versed a. Acquainted or familiar, as the result of experience, study, practice, etc.; skilled; practiced; knowledgeable; expert.
Deep versed in books and shallow in himself. --Milton.
Opinions . . . derived from studying the Scriptures, wherein he was versed beyond any person of his age. --Southey.
These men were versed in the details of business. --Macaulay.
Versed, a. Math. Turned.
Versed sine. See under Sine, and Illust. of Functions.
Verse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Versed p. pr. & vb. n. Versing.] To tell in verse, or poetry. [Obs.]
Playing on pipes of corn and versing love. --Shak.
adj : thoroughly acquainted with and skilled in something through
study or experience; "well versed in classical
languages" [syn: knowledgeable] [ant: unversed]
n : an injectable form of benzodiazepine (trade name Versed)
useful for sedation and for reducing pain during
uncomfortable medical procedures [syn: midazolam]