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Another word for faculty

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Noun
  1. An innate capability

      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. A marked innate ability, as for artistic accomplishment:
      2. Natural endowment or ability of a superior quality:
      3. A person or group of people having such ability:
      1. A special talent or skill, especially one difficult to explain or teach:
      2. A tendency or pattern of behavior:
      3. A clever trick.
      1. An inborn pattern of behavior that is characteristic of a species and is often a response to specific environmental stimuli:
      2. A powerful motivation or impulse.
      3. An innate capability or aptitude:
      1. The uppermost or forwardmost part of the body of a vertebrate, containing the brain and the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and jaws.
      2. The analogous part of an invertebrate organism.
      3. The length or height of such a part:
      1. Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
      2. The act of giving:
      3. A talent, endowment, aptitude, or inclination:
      1. Extraordinary intellectual and creative power:
      2. A person of extraordinary intellect and talent.
      3. A person who has an exceptionally high intelligence quotient, typically above 140.
      1. A natural talent or aptitude; a knack:
      2. Instinctive discernment; keenness:
      3. Distinctive elegance or style:
      1. Altered from an originally straight or even condition:
      2. Determined to take a course of action:
      3. Corrupt; venal.
      1. suitability; the quality of being apt or suitable
      2. disposition of the mind; propensity
      3. quickness of apprehension; readiness in learning; docility
      1. An inherent ability, as for learning; a talent:
      2. The condition or quality of being suitable; appropriateness.
  2. Physical, mental, financial, or legal power to perform

    See also:

    ability

  3. Conferred power

      1. Competence.
      2. A skill or ability.
      1. The ability to do something well or efficiently.
      2. A range of skill or ability:
      3. A specific ability or skill:
      1. Conforming with or conformable to justice, law, or morality:
      2. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct:
      3. Fitting, proper, or appropriate:
      1. An authoritative command or instruction.
      2. A command or authorization given by a political electorate to the winner of an election.
      3. A commission from the League of Nations authorizing a member nation to administer a territory.
      1. The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
      2. One that is invested with this power, especially a government or body of government officials:
      3. Power assigned to another; authorization:
    See also:

    ability

Another word for faculty

Noun
  1. A special aptitude

      1. Something in which a person excels:
      2. The strong part of a sword blade, between the middle and the hilt.
      1. The ability to receive, hold, or absorb something:
      2. The maximum amount that can be contained:
      3. The power to learn or retain knowledge; mental ability.
      1. A marked innate ability, as for artistic accomplishment:
      2. Natural endowment or ability of a superior quality:
      3. A person or group of people having such ability:
      1. The quality of being able to do something, especially the physical, mental, financial, or legal power to accomplish something.
      2. A skill, talent, or capacity:
      3. The quality of being suitable for or receptive to a specified treatment:
    See also:

    ability

  2. A group of specialists, usually engaged in instruction or research