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Meaning of ERUDITE

Pronunciation:  'eryû`dIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having or showing profound knowledge; "a learned jurist"; "an erudite professor"
 

ERUDITE is a 7 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: learned, scholarly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Er"u*dite\ (?; 135), a. [L. eruditus, p. p. of erudire
to free from rudeness, to polish, instruct; e out + rudis
rude: cf. F. ['e]rudit. See {Rude}.]
Characterized by extensive reading or knowledge; well
instructed; learned. ``A most erudite prince.'' --Sir T.
More. ``Erudite . . . theology.'' --I. Taylor. --
{Er"u*dite`ly}, adv. -- {Er"u*dite`ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abstruse, civilized, cultivated, cultured, deep, educated, encyclopedic, learned, lettered, literate, pansophic, polyhistoric, polymath, polymathic, profound, scholarly, scholastic, studious, well-read, wise
 

 

 

 

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