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Meaning of VERSED

Pronunciation:  vurst

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an injectable form of benzodiazepine (trade name Versed) useful for sedation and for reducing pain during uncomfortable medical procedures
  2. [adj]  thoroughly acquainted with and skilled in something through study or experience; "well versed in classical languages"
 

VERSED is a 6 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: knowledgeable, midazolam
 
 Antonyms: ignorant, unversed
 
 See Also: benzodiazepine

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Versed\, a. [Cf. F. vers['e], L. versatus, p. p. of
    versari to turn about frequently, to turn over, to be engaged
    in a thing, passive of versare. See {Versant}, a.]
    Acquainted or familiar, as the result of experience, study,
    practice, etc.; skilled; practiced.
    
          Deep versed in books and shallow in himself. --Milton.
    
          Opinions . . . derived from studying the Scriptures,
          wherein he was versed beyond any person of his age.
                                                   --Southey.
    
          These men were versed in the details of business.
                                                   --Macaulay.
    
    
  2. \Versed\, a. [L. versus turned, p. p. vertere. See 1st
    {Versed}.] (Math.)
    Turned.
    
    {Versed sine}. See under {Sine}, and Illust. of {Functions}.
    
    
 

 

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