verb (used with object), ex·pe·ri·enced, ex·pe·ri·enc·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for experience
The 22-year-old also has both basketball and life experience beyond many NBA rookies.Wizards’ plan for John Wall involves fewer minutes, more run for Ish Smith, Cassius Winston|Ava Wallace|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Despite that inconsistency, Winston has something that Hill lacks, namely five seasons’ worth of NFL starting experience.Taysom Hill, not Jameis Winston, reportedly will replace Drew Brees for the Saints|Matt Bonesteel|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Virginia, which has been running its Covidwise app since August, has the most experience.A covid-fighting tool is buried in your phone. Turn it on.|Geoffrey Fowler|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
It’s a Souls experience like we’ve never felt, heard or seen.‘Demon’s Souls’ review: The ideal PlayStation 5 launch game|Gene Park|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The small outpost of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, with just two floors and a handful of galleries, is currently showing several immersive installations that engage physical space in a way a digital experience cannot.You have until Nov. 22 to visit these six Smithsonian museums. Here’s what to expect.|Kelsey Ables|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
There have been previous waves of people moving to Texas, and we are now experiencing the latest wave.
Just two young kids experiencing the panic, pain, and then the miracle, of new birth.
The discrimination and slights Abe experiences are “part and parcel of what we are experiencing in the world,” says Akhtar.Religion, Race, and a Broadway Hit: The Making of ‘Disgraced’|Tim Teeman|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, if someone is experiencing unremitting pain, he said, then death should not be considered harm.U.K. Courts Grant Mother Right to End Her 12-Year-Old Disabled Daughter’s Life|Elizabeth Picciuto|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The people were in one way or another enjoying or experiencing the festival day.
She was experiencing how very convenient life is when one has sufficient means to satisfy one's needs.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
She has since been repeatedly employed as a nurse to Small-pox patients, without experiencing any ill consequences.
"He wasn't anything to show," said Betty, experiencing again the feeling of distaste she had had for the man.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
She is not capable of experiencing common affection for any one; every feeling of her nature is merged in self-interest.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Such an incident as this has a charm for utter solitude, of which you can form no idea without experiencing it.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
British Dictionary definitions for experience
- 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