• IPA: /ˈɪntəlɛkt/


  1. the faculty of thinking, judging, abstract reasoning, and conceptual understanding; the cognitive faculty (uncountable)
    Intellect is one of man's greatest powers.
  2. the capacity of that faculty (in a particular person) (uncountable)
    They were chosen because of their outstanding intellect.
  3. a person who has that faculty to a great degree
    Some of the world's leading intellects were meeting there.
Synonyms Related terms Translations Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: intelectual
  • Russian: интеллектуа́л

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