Ranger vs Adept - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between ranger and adept
is that ranger
is (baseball) a player that plays for the while adept
is one fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy.
As an adjective adept is
well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient.
One who ranges; a rover.
# A roving robber; one who seeks plunder.
A keeper, guardian, or soldier who ranges over a region (generally of wilderness) to protect the area or enforce the law.
(obsolete) That which separates or arranges; a sieve.
A dog that beats the ground in search of game.
(label) In some modern armies, an elite soldier, similar to special forces but often operating in larger units.
(label),(label) A warrior character, often with wilderness and stealth skill, who typically travels the country side.
(label) A character skilled in the use of .
- The tamis ranger .
Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient
* 1837-1839 ,
- Adept as she was, in all the arts of cunning and dissimulation, the girl Nancy could not wholly conceal the effect which the knowledge of the step she had taken, wrought upon her mind.
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One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy.
* 1841 , , Barnaby Rudge :
* 1894-95 , , Jude the Obscure :
- When he had achieved this task, he applied himself to the acquisition of stable language, in which he soon became such an adept , that he would perch outside my window and drive imaginary horses with great skill, all day.
- Others, alas, had an instinct towards artificiality in their very blood, and became adepts in counterfeiting at the first glimpse of it.
* See also
* pated, taped