Good at something; skilled; fluent; practiced, especially in relation to a task or skill.
‘He was a proficient writer with an interest in human nature.’;
Having or showing skill; skillful.
Requiring special abilities or training.
One who has made considerable advances in any business, art, science, or branch of learning; an expert; an adept; as, proficient in a trade; a proficient in mathematics, music, etc.
simple past tense and past participle of skill
Well advanced in any branch of knowledge or skill; possessed of considerable acquirements; well-skilled; versed; adept,
Having familiar knowledge united with readiness and dexterity in its application; familiarly acquainted with; expert; skillful; - often followed by in; as, a person skilled in drawing or geometry.
having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude;
‘adept in handicrafts’; ‘an adept juggler’; ‘an expert job’; ‘a good mechanic’; ‘a practiced marksman’; ‘a proficient engineer’; ‘a lesser-known but no less skillful composer’; ‘the effect was achieved by skillful retouching’;
having or showing or requiring special skill;
‘only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team’; ‘a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience’; ‘a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow’; ‘a skilled trade’;
competent or skilled in doing or using something
‘I was proficient at my job’; ‘she felt reasonably proficient in Italian’;
having or showing the knowledge, ability, or training to perform a certain activity or task well
‘a lab technician skilled in electronics’; ‘skilled draughtsmen’;
a person who is proficient
‘he became a proficient in Latin and Greek’;
based on or proceeding from the ability to do something well
‘skilled legal advice’;
(of work) requiring special abilities or training
‘a highly skilled job’;