Synonyms for experience

Synonyms for (noun) experience

Synonyms: experience

Definition: the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities

Usage: a man of experience; experience is the best teacher

Similar words: education

Definition: knowledge acquired by learning and instruction

Usage: it was clear that he had a very broad education


Synonyms: experience

Definition: the content of direct observation or participation in an event

Usage: he had a religious experience; he recalled the experience vividly

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content

Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned


Synonyms: experience

Definition: an event as apprehended

Usage: a surprising experience; that painful experience certainly got our attention

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening

Definition: an event that happens

Synonyms for (verb) experience

Synonyms: experience, have

Definition: undergo

Usage: The stocks had a fast run-up

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: know, live, experience

Definition: have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations

Usage: 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

Similar words: see, go through, experience

Definition: go or live through

Usage: We had many trials to go through; he saw action in Viet Nam


Synonyms: receive, experience, get, have

Definition: go through (mental or physical states or experiences)

Usage: get an idea; experience vertigo; get nauseous; receive injuries; have a feeling

Similar words: undergo

Definition: pass through

Usage: The chemical undergoes a sudden change; The fluid undergoes shear; undergo a strange sensation


Synonyms: see, go through, experience

Definition: go or live through

Usage: We had many trials to go through; he saw action in Viet Nam

Similar words: undergo

Definition: pass through

Usage: The chemical undergoes a sudden change; The fluid undergoes shear; undergo a strange sensation