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    experience - Dictionary definition and meaning for word experience

    Definition
    (noun) the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
    Example Sentence
    • a man of experience
    • experience is the best teacher
    Definition
    (noun) the content of direct observation or participation in an event
    Example Sentence
    • he had a religious experience
    • he recalled the experience vividly
    Definition
    (noun) an event as apprehended
    Example Sentence
    • a surprising experience
    • that painful experience certainly got our attention
    Definition
    (verb) go or live through
    Synonyms : go through , see
    Example Sentence
    • We had many trials to go through
    • he saw action in Viet Nam
    Definition
    (verb) have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations
    Synonyms : know , live
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
    Synonyms : get , have , receive
    Example Sentence
    • get an idea
    • experience vertigo
    • get nauseous
    • receive injuries
    • have a feeling
    Definition
    (verb) undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
    Synonyms : feel
    Example Sentence
    • She felt resentful
    • He felt regret
    Definition
    (verb) undergo
    Synonyms : have
    Example Sentence
    • The stocks had a fast run-up
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for experience

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