Synonyms of experience in English:


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See Spanish definition of experiencia


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‘the company is experiencing difficulties’

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