Experience Ex*pe"ri*ence, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Experienced} ([e^]ks*p[=e]"r[i^]*enst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Experiencing} ([e^]ks*p[=e]"r[i^]*en*s[i^]ng).] 1. To make practical acquaintance with; to try personally; to prove by use or trial; to have trial of; to have the lot or fortune of; to have befall one; to be affected by; to feel; as, to experience pain or pleasure; to experience poverty; to experience a change of views. [1913 Webster]

The partial failure and disappointment which he had experienced in India. --Thirwall. [1913 Webster]

2. To exercise; to train by practice. [1913 Webster]

The youthful sailors thus with early care Their arms experience, and for sea prepare. --Harte. [1913 Webster]

{To experience religion} (Theol.), to become a convert to the doctrines of Christianity; to yield to the power of religious truth. [1913 Webster]

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