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adjective as in brisk, lively

verb as in hurt, pain

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The structures are fashioned from “smart glass” that renders them opaque after a user enters and locks the door.

From Fortune

Many analysts say Huang’s emphasis on Arm’s strength in energy-efficiency is smart.

From Fortune

Not all of these series are good — some are quite bad, actually — but you can feel smart for watching them all the same.

From Vox

While Amazon continues to lead the smart speaker market, both Google and Apple have the advantage of having their voice assistants built into smartphones.

From Digiday

In May, and again this fall, the district rolled out “smart” buses with Wi-Fi hot spots in areas without reliable internet access.

And increasingly smart navigation aids in the cockpit brought far greater precision and efficiency to route planning.

A woman in a smart uniform scribbles out tickets for a growing line of tourists eager to take a trip on the old-fashioned train.

It used to be frequently said back in 2000 that Jeb was “the smart brother.”

A lot of British pubs have been smart enough to understand this and respond.

Thorgerson and Powell turned to video and film—a smart move given the emergence of MTV.

During the first week, not a day passed without smart skirmishes.

Then summoning a smart young jemadar with whom he had talked a good deal during the journey, he asked him to read the chit.

Who could have believed that only a fortnight ago these same figures were clean as new pins; smart and well-liking!

Christopher Smart, an English poet and miscellaneous writer, died; known by a popular translation of Horace.

It was there that he longed to retire—to a dainty little hotel of his own with a smart clientèle.


On this page you'll find 269 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smart, such as: agile, astute, bold, brainy, bright, and brilliant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.