exrerience Meaning, Definition & Usage

Ex*re"ri*ence transitive verb
imperfect & past participle Experienced present participle & verbal noun Experiencing
  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.
    The partial failure and disappointment which he had experienced in India. Thirwall.
  2. To exercise; to train by practice.
    The youthful sailors thus with early care Their arms experience, and for sea prepare. Harte.

Webster 1913