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I always remember loving 'Even Stevens' - that show was so brilliant and funny and smart.
Luke Benward

Meaning of "smart" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SMART

Old English smeortan; related to Old High German smerzan, Latin mordēre to bite, Greek smerdnos terrible.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SMART

smart  [smɑːt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SMART

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Smart is a verb and can also act as a noun, an adjective and an adverb.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb smart in English.



The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES SMART MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of smart in the English dictionary

The first definition of smart in the dictionary is astute, as in business; clever or bright. Other definition of smart is quick, witty, and often impertinent in speech. Smart is also fashionable; chic.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SMART

PRESENT

Present
I smart
you smart
he/she/it smarts
we smart
you smart
they smart
Present continuous
I am smarting
you are smarting
he/she/it is smarting
we are smarting
you are smarting
they are smarting
Present perfect
I have smarted
you have smarted
he/she/it has smarted
we have smarted
you have smarted
they have smarted
Present perfect continuous
I have been smarting
you have been smarting
he/she/it has been smarting
we have been smarting
you have been smarting
they have been smarting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I smarted
you smarted
he/she/it smarted
we smarted
you smarted
they smarted
Past continuous
I was smarting
you were smarting
he/she/it was smarting
we were smarting
you were smarting
they were smarting
Past perfect
I had smarted
you had smarted
he/she/it had smarted
we had smarted
you had smarted
they had smarted
Past perfect continuous
I had been smarting
you had been smarting
he/she/it had been smarting
we had been smarting
you had been smarting
they had been smarting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will smart
you will smart
he/she/it will smart
we will smart
you will smart
they will smart
Future continuous
I will be smarting
you will be smarting
he/she/it will be smarting
we will be smarting
you will be smarting
they will be smarting
Future perfect
I will have smarted
you will have smarted
he/she/it will have smarted
we will have smarted
you will have smarted
they will have smarted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been smarting
you will have been smarting
he/she/it will have been smarting
we will have been smarting
you will have been smarting
they will have been smarting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would smart
you would smart
he/she/it would smart
we would smart
you would smart
they would smart
Conditional continuous
I would be smarting
you would be smarting
he/she/it would be smarting
we would be smarting
you would be smarting
they would be smarting
Conditional perfect
I would have smart
you would have smart
he/she/it would have smart
we would have smart
you would have smart
they would have smart
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been smarting
you would have been smarting
he/she/it would have been smarting
we would have been smarting
you would have been smarting
they would have been smarting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you smart
we let´s smart
you smart
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to smart
Past participle
smarted
Present Participle
smarting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SMART


comart
kəʊˈmɑːt
foumart
ˈfuːmɑːt
Gayomart
ɡɑːˈjəʊmɑːt
hypermart
ˈhaɪpəˌmɑːt
jamaat
dʒɑːˈmɑːt
jumart
ˈdʒuːmɑːt
mart
mɑːt
minimart
ˈmɪnɪˌmɑːt
outsmart
ˌaʊtˈsmɑːt
street-smart
ˈstriːtˌsmɑːt
supermart
ˈsuːpərˌmɑːt
supersmart
ˌsuːpərˈsmɑːt
ultrasmart
ˌʌltrəˈsmɑːt
unsmart
ʌnˈsmɑːt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SMART

smarmy
smart alec
smart aleck
smart arse
smart ass
smart bomb
smart card
smart cart
smart drug
smart dust
smart money
smart sanction
smart set
smart wool
smart-aleck
smart-alecky
smartarse
smartarsed
smartass
smarten

WORDS THAT END LIKE SMART

art
cart
chart
energy-smart
fine art
for a start
for the most part
foulmart
hart
have the heart
heart
Hobart
part
shopping cart
start
state of the art
state-of-the-art
Stewart
Stuart
whip-smart

Synonyms and antonyms of smart in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SMART»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «smart» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of smart

Translation of «smart» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SMART

Find out the translation of smart to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of smart from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «smart» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

聪明的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

elegante
570 millions of speakers

English

smart
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्मार्ट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ذَكِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

умный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

elegante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্মার্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

élégant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pintar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schick
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

スマートな
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

말쑥한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pinter
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bảnh bao
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஸ்மார்ட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्मार्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

akıllı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

intelligente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

inteligentny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чепурний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

elegant
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ευφυής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

slim
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

stilig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

smart
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of smart

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SMART»

The term «smart» is very widely used and occupies the 1.635 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SMART» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «smart» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «smart» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about smart

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «SMART»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word smart.
1
Dan Ariely
Even the most analytical thinkers are predictably irrational; the really smart ones acknowledge and address their irrationalities.
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Haley Barbour
I think the American people are very smart in understanding our country is very trustworthy with nuclear weapons. We've had them from the beginning. But they have also been critical for keeping the world more at peace than it would have been if it hadn't been for the American nuclear umbrella.
3
Mark Barrowcliffe
People generally complain that they're overburdened by responsibilities, forgetting that they chose to have those responsibilities. No one makes you work like a dog in order to live in a nice house, put your kids in nice schools, drive a smart car and go on exotic foreign holidays. It's up to you.
4
Luke Benward
I always remember loving 'Even Stevens' - that show was so brilliant and funny and smart.
5
Joe Biden
Let's just be smart this time. I'm looking for smart.
6
Kumar Mangalam Birla
The work environment is very important in determining how enjoyable work is. It is very important to work with smart guys who have a superior level of intellectual bandwidth and still have softer skills as well.
7
Brendon Burchard
I've seen that phenomenally successful people believe they can learn something from everybody. I call them 'mavericks with mentors.' Richard Branson, for instance, is a total maverick but he surrounds himself with incredibly successful, smart people and he listens to them.
8
Sean M. Carroll
I don't want to give advice to people about their religious beliefs, but I do think that it's not smart to bet against the power of science to figure out the natural world. It used to be, a thousand years ago, that if you wanted to explain why the moon moved through the sky, you needed to invoke God.
9
Nick Cassavetes
Well, I think that people are smart enough to understand the difference between a movie and real life.
10
Patricia Clarkson
And I have a really great agent and I know it's almost an oxymoron to say you have a smart agent. But she is and she has a beautiful aesthetic and she has guided me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SMART»

Discover the use of smart in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to smart and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information Into ...
After reading this book, you too will learn how to use math and basic spreadsheet formulas to improve your business or, at the very least, how to trick senior executives into hiring you as their data scientist." —Ben Chestnut, Founder & ...
John W. Foreman, 2013
2
Smart Things: Ubiquitous Computing User Experience Design: ...
The book then presents a set of techniques highly valuable to a practicing designer.
Mike Kuniavsky, 2010
3
Net Smart: How to Thrive Online
In Net Smart, cyberculture expert Howard Rheingold shows us how to use social media intelligently, humanely, and, above all, mindfully.
Howard Rheingold, Anthony Weeks, 2012
4
You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on ...
But often these stories aren’t true. Each short chapter—covering topics such as Learned Helplessness, Selling Out, and the Illusion of Transparency—is like a psychology course with all the boring parts taken out.
David McRaney, 2011
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My Story
The Duchess of York provides a revealing look at Britain's royal family, her romance with and marriage to Prince Andrew, their divorce, and her new life
Sarah Mountbatten-Windsor Duchess of York, 1997
6
Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution
"A vivid mural of the?new frontier of the mobile Web."-Fast Company
Howard Rheingold, 2002
7
301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette Questions
Presents a guide to professional etiquette in business situations, covering such topics as meetings, email, social networking, travel, dress, and restaurants in a question and answer format.
Vicky Oliver, 2010
8
Smart Choices: A Practical Guide to Making Better Decisions
Offers readers an easy-to-follow process to improve ways to make business decisions, family decisions, and personal decisions
John S. Hammond, Ralph L. Keeney, Howard Raiffa, 1999
9
The Smart Money: How the World's Best Sports Bettors Beat ...
When Konik landed an interview with Rick "Big Daddy" Matthews,
Michael Konik, 2006
10
Smart Environments: Technology, Protocols and Applications
Discover how intelligent environments are revolutionizing industry, home, and office Research on smart environments represents some of the most innovative work being done in computer science, electrical engineering, and information systems ...
Diane Cook, Sajal Das, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SMART»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term smart is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Cities should get chance to plan their growth, says Modi
While 500 cities will be developed under AMRUT scheme, there would be 100 Smart Cities over five years and Housing for All aims construction of 2 crore ... «The Hindu, Jun 15»
2
Here's What We Know About Apple's Plans for Smart Homes
There's been little more than silence since Apple announced HomeKit, which would allow developers to connect smart home devices with iPhones. But it's only ... «Wired, Jun 15»
3
Teen who killed Pamela Smart's husband freed after 25 years
Pamela Smart, who was 22 and worked as a media coordinator at the boys' high school when her husband was killed, is serving life in prison without the chance ... «New York Post, Jun 15»
4
To Die For Author Joyce Maynard: Pamela Smart Deserves Her …
The author who concedes her novel may have helped cement a lingering portrait of Pamela Smart as "a ruthlessly ambitious killer" has asked that Smart be ... «People Magazine, May 15»
5
Pamela Smart's Ex Lover William "Billy" Flynn, Accomplice Patrick …
Pamela Smart is still behind bars, but her accomplices are now free. Smart's ex lover William "Billy" Flynn and his friend Patrick Randall have been granted ... «Us Magazine, Apr 15»
6
Making them look Smart: Stevens draws up another winner
Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens knew he had an extra timeout to work with as his team prepared for a final shot attempt down one with four seconds to play in ... «ESPN, Apr 15»
7
Shaka Smart: Principles that worked at VCU will work at Texas
Shaka Smart finally received an offer he couldn't resist. Smart was introduced as the new basketball coach of Texas on Friday, leaving Virginia Commonwealth ... «ESPN, Apr 15»
8
Canzano: Shaka Smart has no idea what he's getting into at Texas
I am certain Shaka Smart knows basketball. I'm confident the VCU coach (for now) recognizes a good opportunity when he sees one. But what I'm most certain ... «OregonLive.com, Apr 15»
9
Celtics' Marcus Smart suspended one game
Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been suspended one game for striking Spurs forward Matt Bonner in the groin Friday, the NBA announced. Smart is expected to ... «Boston Globe, Mar 15»
10
Teen killer, Pamela Smart's lover, is granted parole
CONCORD, N.H. – The triggerman in the Pamela Smart murder trial was granted parole Thursday, nearly 25 years after he killed his school instructor's husband ... «Fox News, Mar 15»

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