Associations to the word «Experience»


EXPERIENCE, noun. (countable) (uncountable) Event(s) of which one is cognizant.
EXPERIENCE, noun. (countable) An activity which one has performed.
EXPERIENCE, noun. (countable) A collection of events and/or activities from which an individual or group may gather knowledge, opinions, and skills.
EXPERIENCE, noun. (uncountable) The knowledge thus gathered.
EXPERIENCE, verb. (transitive) To observe certain events; undergo a certain feeling or process; or perform certain actions that may alter one or contribute to one's knowledge, opinions, or skills.
EXPERIENCE POINT, noun. Singular of experience points
EXPERIENCE POINTS, noun. (gaming) A set of points when a predetermined amount is accumulated by a player character, causes them to level up. This is one of the core mechanics of many role-playing games. Abbreviations: EXP or XP.
EXPERIENCE TABLE, noun. A table of mortality computed from the experience of one or more life insurance companies.
EXPERIENCE TABLES, noun. Plural of experience table

Dictionary definition

EXPERIENCE, noun. The accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities; "a man of experience"; "experience is the best teacher".
EXPERIENCE, noun. The content of direct observation or participation in an event; "he had a religious experience"; "he recalled the experience vividly".
EXPERIENCE, noun. An event as apprehended; "a surprising experience"; "that painful experience certainly got our attention".
EXPERIENCE, verb. Go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam".
EXPERIENCE, verb. 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".
EXPERIENCE, verb. Go through (mental or physical states or experiences); "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling".
EXPERIENCE, verb. Undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret".
EXPERIENCE, verb. Undergo; "The stocks had a fast run-up".

Wise words

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Teresa