- experience is the best teacher,
- experience meeting,
- experience point,
- experience table,
- experiment station
Origin of experienced
verb (used with object), ex·pe·ri·enced, ex·pe·ri·enc·ing.
Origin of experience
Examples from the Web for experienced
An escort who goes by the name of “Tommy” has experienced a wide variety of female clients.Career-Minded Women Turn to Male Escorts For No-Strings Fun and (Maybe) Sex|Aurora Snow|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The new cops will be out in the city, teamed up with experienced officers.
He experienced a rapid rise, only beginning to play cricket competitively at age 11.
They witnessed and experienced the same types of abusive events, Fenner claims.
No wonder women were grilled about whether they experienced pleasure while being assaulted.
I'd go to the Ritz or the Carlton and order the finest dinner for three that the most experienced chef ever heard of.The Hosts of the Air|Joseph A. Altsheler
Brother Isaac Turley, who had traveled a portion of the road and who was an experienced traveler, was elected wagon-master.Forty Years Among the Indians|Daniel W. Jones
To the experienced eye the color of the egg indicates that it has died as it takes on a sort of pinkish or darkish tint.Ducks and Geese|Harry M. Lamon
There was but one good thing which Luigi experienced in America.The Immigrant Tide, Its Ebb and Flow|Edward A. Steiner
He read these signs with the ease of an experienced mariner.The Triumph of John Kars|Ridgwell Cullum
- the totality of characteristics, both past and present, that make up the particular quality of a person, place, or people
- the impact made on an individual by the culture of a people, nation, etcthe American experience
- the content of a perception regarded as independent of whether the apparent object actually existsCompare sense datum
- the faculty by which a person acquires knowledge of contingent facts about the world, as contrasted with reason
- the totality of a person's perceptions, feelings, and memories
Word Origin for experience
"having experience; skillful through expereince," 1570s, past participle adjective from experience (v.).
late 14c., "observation as the source of knowledge; actual observation; an event which has affected one," from Old French esperience (13c.) "experiment, proof, experience," from Latin experientia "knowledge gained by repeated trials," from experientem (nominative experiens), present participle of experiri "to try, test," from ex- "out of" (see ex-) + peritus "experienced, tested," from PIE root *per- "to lead, pass over" (see peril). Meaning "state of having done something and gotten handy at it" is from late 15c.
1530s, "to test, try;" see experience (n.). Sense of "feel, undergo" first recorded 1580s. Related: Experiences; experiencing.