A*dept" (#), n. [L. adeptus obtained (sc. artem), he who has obtained an art, p. p. of adipsci to arrive at, to obtain; ad + apisci to pursue. See Apt, and cf. Adapt.]

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


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A*dept", a.

Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient.

Beaus adept in everything profound. Cowper.


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