Experience

All possible synonyms of the word Experience as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Experience

Definition

  • an event as apprehended; "a surprising experience"; "that painful experience certainly got our attention"

Synonyms

  • experience

Hypernyms

  • happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event: an event that happens

Part metromyms

  • high point: the most enjoyable part of a given experience; "the trumpet solo was the high point of the concert"

Hyponyms

  • appalling: an experience that appalls; "is it better to view the appalling or merely hear of it?"
  • augury, sign, foretoken, preindication: an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come; "he hoped it was an augury"; "it was a sign from God"
  • flash, flashing: a short vivid experience; "a flash of emotion swept over him"; "the flashings of pain were a warning"
  • good time, blast: a highly pleasurable or exciting experience; "we had a good time at the party"; "celebrating after the game was a blast"
  • loss: the experience of losing a loved one; "he sympathized on the loss of their grandfather"
  • near-death experience: the experience of being close to death but surviving
  • ordeal: a severe or trying experience
  • out-of-body experience: the dissociative experience of observing yourself from an external perspective as though your mind or soul had left and was observing your body
  • taste: a brief experience of something; "he got a taste of life on the wild side"; "she enjoyed her brief taste of independence"
  • time: a person's experience on a particular occasion; "he had a time holding back the tears"; "they had a good time together"
  • trip, head trip: an exciting or stimulating experience
  • vision: a religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance; "he had a vision of the Virgin Mary"

Experience

Definition

  • the content of direct observation or participation in an event; "he had a religious experience"; "he recalled the experience vividly"

Synonyms

  • experience

Hypernyms

  • content, cognitive content, mental object: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

Hyponyms

  • world, reality: all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you; "his world was shattered"; "we live in different worlds"; "for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were"
  • life, living: the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities; "he could no longer cope with the complexities of life"
  • reliving, re-experiencing: a recurrence of a prior experience; "the reliving of a strong emotion can be therapeutic"
  • reminder: an experience that causes you to remember something

Experience

Definition

  • the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities; "a man of experience"; "experience is the best teacher"

Synonyms

  • experience

Hypernyms

  • education: knowledge acquired by learning and instruction; "it was clear that he had a very broad education"

Hyponyms

  • familiarization, familiarisation: the experience of becoming familiar with something
  • woodcraft: skill and experience in matters relating to the woods (as hunting or fishing or camping)

Have, experience

Definition

  • undergo; "The stocks had a fast run-up"

Synonyms

  • have
  • experience

Hypernyms

  • change: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"

Hyponyms

  • meet, encounter, receive: experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition"

Feel, experience

Definition

  • undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret"

Synonyms

  • feel
  • experience

Hyponyms

  • incline: feel favorably disposed or willing; "She inclines to the view that people should be allowed to expres their religious beliefs"
  • recapture: experience anew; "She could not recapture that feeling of happiness"
  • pride, plume, congratulate: be proud of; "He prides himself on making it into law school"
  • smolder, smoulder: have strong suppressed feelings
  • harbor, harbour, hold, entertain, nurse: maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment"
  • cool off: feel less enamoured of something or somebody
  • anger, see red: become angry; "He angers easily"
  • chafe: feel extreme irritation or anger; "He was chafing at her suggestion that he stay at home while she went on a vacation"
  • suffer: experience (emotional) pain; "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"
  • fume: be mad, angry, or furious
  • repent, regret, rue: feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
  • sadden: come to feel sad
  • rejoice, joy: feel happiness or joy
  • sympathize, sympathise: share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of
  • take pride, pride oneself: feel proud of; "She took great pride in her sons"
  • burn: feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion; "She was burning with anger"; "He was burning to try out his new skies"
  • die: feel indifferent towards; "She died to worldly things and eventually entered a monastery"
  • fly high: be elated; "He was flying high during the summer months"
  • glow, beam, radiate, shine: experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion; "She was beaming with joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness"
  • glow: be exuberant or high-spirited; "Make the people's hearts glow"

Experience, receive, have, get

Definition

  • go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling"

Synonyms

  • experience
  • receive
  • have
  • get

Entailment

  • perceive, comprehend: to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"

Hypernyms

  • undergo: pass through; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "undergo a strange sensation"

Hyponyms

  • suffer, sustain, have, get: undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "She suffered a fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg"; "He got his arm broken in the scuffle"
  • take: experience or feel or submit to; "Take a test"; "Take the plunge"
  • horripilate: have one's hair stand on end and get goosebumps; "I horripilate when I see violence on television"

Know, experience, live

Definition

  • have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations; "I know the feeling!"; "have you ever known hunger?"; "I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict"; "The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"; "I lived through two divorces"

Synonyms

  • know
  • experience
  • live

Hypernyms

  • experience, see, go through: go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam"

Hyponyms

  • taste: experience briefly; "The ex-slave tasted freedom shortly before she died"
  • relive, live over: experience again, often in the imagination; "He relived the horrors of war"

Experience, see, go through

Definition

  • go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam"

Synonyms

  • experience
  • see
  • go through

Hypernyms

  • undergo: pass through; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "undergo a strange sensation"

Hyponyms

  • know, experience, live: have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations; "I know the feeling!"; "have you ever known hunger?"; "I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict"; "The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"; "I lived through two divorces"
  • suffer, endure: undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom"
  • suffer, meet: undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate"
  • feel: undergo passive experience of:"We felt the effects of inflation"; "her fingers felt their way through the string quartet"; "she felt his contempt of her"
  • enjoy: have for one's benefit; "The industry enjoyed a boom"
  • witness, find, see: perceive or be contemporaneous with; "We found Republicans winning the offices"; "You'll see a lot of cheating in this school"; "The 1960's saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions"; "I want to see results"
  • come: experience orgasm; "she could not come because she was too upset"

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