Synonyms of experience in English:


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1‘salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience’


skill, practical knowledge, practice

training, learning, education, grounding, knowledge, understanding, wisdom, professionalism

background, record, history, past

maturity, worldliness, sophistication, suaveness

savoir faire

informal know-how

2‘an enjoyable experience’


incident, occurrence, event, happening, affair, episode, encounter

adventure, exploit, escapade

circumstance, case

test, trial, ordeal

3‘David gained his first experience of business with his father and brothers’


involvement in, participation in

contact with, acquaintance with, exposure to

observation of, awareness of

familiarity with, conversance with, understanding of, impression of, insight into


1‘policemen can experience harassment and distress’


undergo, encounter, meet, have experience of, come into contact with, run into, come across, come up against, face, be faced with, confront, be forced to contend with

feel, know, become familiar with

go through, live through, sustain, suffer, endure, tolerate

participate in, taste, try