Synonyms for Erudite:


academic (adjective)
scholarly, theoretical, literary, pedantic, academic, bookish, learned.
all (adjective)
intelligent (adjective)
genius, brilliant, perspicacious, brainy, wise, worldly, encyclopedic, knowledgeable, gifted, sagacious, astute, profound, knowing, Comprehending, clever, canny, capable, cogent, sophisticated, intellectual, bright, sharp, smart, intelligent.
knowing (adjective)
intellectual, omniscient, canny, shrewd, educated, wise, encylopedic, experienced, versed, knowing, cognizant, streetwise, competent, intelligent, informed, learned.
well-educated, cultured (adjective)
brainy, knowledgeable, scholarly, learned, educated.
well-informed (adjective)


worldly-wise, trained, qualified. knowledge. erudite (noun)
brainy, knowledgeable, learned, scholarly, wise, intellectual, profound, educated, academic.

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Usage examples for erudite

  1. The old, with locks of snow, who had grown into senility in this erudite quarter, still paced the same promenade which they had trodden for many a year, habit having fixed them where hope once led their steps. – The Idler in France by Marguerite Gardiner
  2. Take into the catalogue of natural agents and forces all those whose existence and action, science, as applied by Dr. Hare twenty years ago, and again by Mr. Crookes and others in England more recently, backed, too, by the observations and tests of thousands less erudite has demonstrated, and then all occasion to look upon our fathers as numskulls, and their daughters as proficient devils, at once disappears. – Witchcraft of New England Explained by Modern Spiritualism by Allen Putnam
  3. Mr. Emlyn then turned the conversation to erudite subjects, and so they came in sight of the town, when the vicar stopped and pointed towards the church, of which the spire rose a little to the left, with two aged yew- trees half shadowing the burial- ground, and in the rear a glimpse of the vicarage seen amid the shrubs of its garden ground. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton