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Another word for intellect

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Noun
  1. The faculty of thinking, reasoning, and acquiring and applying knowledge

      1. Intellectual ability; intellect:
      2. Exceptional intellectual ability; intelligence:
      3. The portion of the vertebrate central nervous system that is enclosed within the cranium, continuous with the spinal cord, and composed of gray matter and white matter. It is the primary center for the regulation and control of bodily activities, receiving and interpreting sensory impulses, and transmitting information to the muscles and body organs. In humans, it is also the seat of consciousness, thought, memory, and emotion.
      1. Mental ability; intelligence.
      2. Mental ability; intellectual power
      3. Intelligent people considered as a group.
      1. (--- Psychol.) Measured success in using these abilities to perform certain tasks
      2. The ability to acquire, understand, and use knowledge:
      3. Generally, any degree of keenness of mind, cleverness, shrewdness, etc.
      1. A mindset; a way of thinking.
      2. Mental attitude or outlook; state of mind
      3. Cast or turn of mind:
      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. Focus of thought; attention:
      3. Individual consciousness, memory, or recollection:
      1. Intellectual interpretation, as of the significance of an event or the conclusions reached by a group:
      2. Natural understanding or intelligence, especially in practical matters:
      3. A perception or feeling produced by a stimulus; sensation:
      1. A disposition to appreciate or share the feelings and thoughts of others; sympathy:
      2. (Countable) Reason or intelligence, ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer.
      3. The power or ability to think, learn, judge, etc.; intelligence; sense
      1. A person noted for this ability, especially in conversation:
      2. Alert, practical intelligence; good sense
      3. (Obs.) The mind
    See also:

    ability

    thoughts

  2. A person of great mental ability

      1. Intellectual ability; intellect:
      2. Exceptional intellectual ability; intelligence:
      3. The portion of the vertebrate central nervous system that is enclosed within the cranium, continuous with the spinal cord, and composed of gray matter and white matter. It is the primary center for the regulation and control of bodily activities, receiving and interpreting sensory impulses, and transmitting information to the muscles and body organs. In humans, it is also the seat of consciousness, thought, memory, and emotion.
      1. A member of the intelligentsia
      2. A person with intellectual interests or tastes
      3. A person engaged in intellectual work
      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. Focus of thought; attention:
      3. Opinion or sentiment:
      1. One who thinks or reasons in a certain way:
    See also:

    ability

Another word for intellect

Noun
  1. The power to reason

    See also:

    acumen

    judgment

  2. The mind

      1. The persons or agency employed at gathering it
      2. (--- Psychol.) Measured success in using these abilities to perform certain tasks
      3. The ability to acquire, understand, and use knowledge:
      1. Intellectual ability; intellect:
      2. A functionally similar portion of the invertebrate nervous system.
      3. The portion of the vertebrate central nervous system that is enclosed within the cranium, continuous with the spinal cord, and composed of gray matter and white matter. It is the primary center for the regulation and control of bodily activities, receiving and interpreting sensory impulses, and transmitting information to the muscles and body organs. In humans, it is also the seat of consciousness, thought, memory, and emotion.
      1. Mental capacity, power, or activity; mind
      2. A mindset; a way of thinking.
      3. The sum of a person's intellectual capabilities or endowment.
    See also:

    mind