intellect
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɪntəlɛkt/
Noun

intellect

  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



This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.005
Offline English dictionary