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experience

 
Noun experience has 3 senses
  1. experience - the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities; "a man of experience"; "experience is the best teacher"
    --1 is a kind of
    education
    Antonyms: inexperience
    --1 has particulars: familiarization, familiarisation; woodcraft
    Derived form: verb experience1
  2. experience - the content of direct observation or participation in an event; "he had a religious experience"; "he recalled the experience vividly"
    --2 is a kind of
    content, cognitive content, mental object
    --2 has particulars:
     world, reality; life, living; reliving, re-experiencing; reminder
    Derived forms: verb experience5, verb experience4, verb experience3, verb experience2
  3. experience - an event as apprehended; "a surprising experience"; "that painful experience certainly got our attention"
    --3 is a kind of
    happening, occurrence, natural event
    --3 has part: high point
    --3 has particulars:
     appalling; augury, sign, foretoken, preindication; flash, flashing; good time, blast; loss; near-death experience; ordeal; out-of-body experience; taste; time; trip, head trip; vision
    Derived forms: verb experience5, verb experience4, verb experience3, verb experience1
Verb experience has 5 senses
  1. experience, undergo, see, go through - go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam"
    --1 is one way to participate, take part
    Derived forms: noun experience3, noun experience1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. 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"
    --2 is one way to experience, undergo, see, go through
    Derived form: noun experience2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. experience, receive, have, get, undergo - of mental or physical states or experiences; "get an idea"; "experience vertigo"; "get nauseous"; "undergo a strange sensation"; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "receive injuries"; "have a feeling"
    Derived forms: noun experience3, noun experience2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. feel, experience - undergo an emotional sensation; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret"
    Derived forms: noun experience2, noun experience3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. have, experience - undergo; "The stocks had a fast run-up"
    --5 is one way to change
    Derived forms: noun experience3, noun experience2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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