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Definition 1: a person who can read and write - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for literate in the sense of this definition

(literate is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of literate ) a literate person who can arrange items in alphabetical order

(... is a kind of literate ) a person who can read; a literate person

(... is a kind of literate ) a person who is able to write and has written something

Definition 2: able to read and write - [adjective denoting all]

Definition 3: versed in literature; dealing with literature - [adjective denoting all]

(literate is similar to ...) written and regarded for aesthetic value rather than content

(literate is similar to ...) knowledgeable about literature

"a literary style"

(means also ...) possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)

(means also ...) having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire

"sophisticated young socialites" "a sophisticated audience" "a sophisticated lifestyle" "a sophisticated book"

Definition 4: knowledgeable and educated in one or several fields - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where literate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • computer literate

(literate is similar to ...) possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)

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