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Definition of "versed" []

  • Acquainted through study or experience; knowledgeable or skilled: She is well versed in classical languages. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "versed" in a sentence
  • "The first time I researched versed, I was vacuuming th ecarpet and the word versed kept running through my mind."
  • "They're facing four counts each of principal to second-degree murder, the charge that the murders were committed in the fourth day after Katrina when, according to the attorney general, this medical staff mixed morphine and a drug called versed into one injectable drug with only one possible outcome."
  • "Then a learned Brahmana, Saunaka by name versed in self-knowledge and skilled in the _Sankhya_ system of yoga, addressed the king, saying, 'Causes of grief by thousands, and causes of fear by hundreds, day after day, overwhelm the ignorant but not the wise."