lettered

  • 1 Lettered — Let tered (l[e^]t t[ e]rd), a. 1. Literate; educated; versed in literature. Are you not lettered? Shak. [1913 Webster] The unlettered barbarians willingly accepted the aid of the lettered clergy, still chiefly of Roman birth, to reduce to writing …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 lettered — index cognizant, familiar (informed), informed (educated), learned, literate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 lettered — literate, c.1300, from LETTER (Cf. letter) (n.). Meaning inscribed is from 1660s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 lettered — [let′ərd] adj. 1. able to read and write; literate 2. very well educated; learned 3. inscribed or marked with letters …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 lettered — adjective formal 1 well educated 2 badly lettered/carefully lettered with badly drawn, beautifully drawn etc letters or words: a brightly lettered sign on the boy s door …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 Lettered — Letter Let ter (l[e^]t t[ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lettered} ( t[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lettering}.] To impress with letters; to mark with letters or words; as, a book gilt and lettered. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 lettered — [[t]le̱tə(r)d[/t]] ADJ Something that is lettered is covered or decorated with letters or words. ...a crudely lettered cardboard sign …

    English dictionary

  • 8 lettered — let|tered [ letərd ] adjective 1. ) something that is lettered has words written on it 2. ) LITERARY well educated …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 lettered — adjective in colonial Brattleboro, this household of lettered young women was quite a curiosity Syn: learned, erudite, academic, educated, well educated, well read, widely read, knowledgeable, intellectual, well schooled, enlightened, cultured,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 10 lettered — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. learned, educated b. of, relating to, or characterized by learning ; cultured 2. inscribed with or as if with letters …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 lettered — /let euhrd/, adj. 1. educated or learned. 2. of, pertaining to, or characterized by learning or literary culture. 3. marked with or as if with letters. [1275 1325; ME; see LETTER1, ED3] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12 lettered — adjective a) Literate (able to read writing in letters). b) Educated, especially having a degree (entitled to put an abbreviation such as BS, MA, PhD, MD after a signature) …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 Lettered — Обозначенный буквой; С тиснёными буквами …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 14 lettered — Synonyms and related words: abecedarian, abstruse, allographic, alphabetic, capital, civilized, cultivated, cultured, deep, educated, encyclopedic, enlightened, erudite, graphemic, ideographic, knowledgeable, learned, lexigraphic, literal,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 lettered — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. learned, educated, literate. See learning.Ant., unlettered, uneducated, illiterate. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. literate, erudite, scholarly; see educated 1 , learned 1 . III (Roget s Thesaurus II)… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 lettered — let|tered [ˈletəd US ərd] adj formal well educated …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 lettered — let·tered || letÉ™(r)d adj. educated; literate; of or pertaining to learning; marked with letters let·ter || letÉ™(r) n. character which is part of an alphabet; written communication sent to a person or organization; literal meaning; emblem… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 lettered — adjective dated formally educated …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 lettered — a. Learned, literary, bookish, well read, deep read, book learned …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 lettered — adj educated, well educated, erudite; learned, literate, informed, well informed, enlightened; well versed, well posted, well grounded; literary, well read, widely read, Inf. highbrow; cultivated, cultured, accomplished, polished, refined …

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