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  1. ex·pe·ri·ence
    IPA[ˌikˈspirēəns]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. encounter or undergo (an event or occurrence):

      the company is experiencing difficulties
    • 2. feel (an emotion):

      an opportunity to experience the excitement of New York
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: experience, plural noun: experiences

    • v.: verb: experience, 3rd person present: experiences, gerund or present participle: experiencing, past tense: experienced, past participle: experienced

    • noun

      practical contact with and observation of facts or events:

      the knowledge or skill acquired by a period of practical experience of something, especially that gained in a particular profession:

    • verb

      encounter or undergo (an event or occurrence):

      feel (an emotion or sensation):

    • adjective

      having knowledge or skill in a particular field, especially a profession or job, gained over a period of time:
    • adjective

      having gained knowledge or skill in a particular field over time:
    • noun

      experience consisting in or resulting from perception by the senses:
    • noun

      the overall experience of a person using a product such as a website or computer application, especially in terms of how easy or pleasing it is to use:
    • noun

      (in a role-playing or video game) a point awarded to a player as a measure of their progress within a game, given for accomplishing a task such as collecting a particular item or defeating an enemy:
    • noun

      a young New Zealander's first overseas trip, typically to Europe, viewed as an informal rite of passage:
    • noun

      (in a role-playing or video game) a point awarded to a player as a measure of their progress within a game, given for accomplishing a task such as collecting a particular item or defeating an enemy:
    • noun

      the overall experience of a person using a product such as a website or computer application, especially in terms of how easy or pleasing it is to use:
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