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Another word for talent

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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 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. An inherent power or ability:
      2. A talent or natural ability for something:
      3. The teachers and instructors of a school or college, or of one of its divisions, especially those considered permanent, full-time employees.
      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.

Another word for talent

Noun
  1. A gift

      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. Something in which a person excels:
      2. The strong part of a sword blade, between the middle and the hilt.
      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. Skill or knowledge in a particular area.
      1. The quality of being capable; ability.
      2. A talent or ability that has potential for development or use:
      3. The capacity to be used, treated, or developed for a specific purpose:
      1. Proficiency, facility, or dexterity that is acquired or developed through training or experience:
      2. A developed talent or ability:
      3. An art, trade, or technique, particularly one requiring use of the hands or body:
      1. Ease in moving, acting, or doing:
      2. An ability or talent; an aptitude:
      3. A building, room, array of equipment, or a number of such things, designed to serve a particular function:
      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. Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
      2. The act of giving:
      3. A talent, endowment, aptitude, or inclination:
      1. An inherent power or ability:
      2. A talent or natural ability for something:
      3. The teachers and instructors of a school or college, or of one of its divisions, especially those considered permanent, full-time employees.
      1. An inherent ability, as for learning; a talent:
      2. The condition or quality of being suitable; appropriateness.
    See also:

    ability

  2. *A famous person

    See also:

    star

Synonym Study

  • Genius implies an inborn mental endowment, specif. of a creative or inventive kind in the arts or sciences, that is exceptional or phenomenal the genius of Edison
  • Knack implies an acquired faculty for doing something cleverly and skillfully the knack of rhyming
  • Faculty implies a special ability that is either inherent or acquired, as well as a ready ease in its exercise the faculty of judgment
  • Aptitude implies a natural inclination for a particular work, specif. as pointing to special fitness for, or probable success in, it aptitude tests
  • Gift suggests that a special ability is bestowed upon one, as by nature, and not acquired through effort a gift for making plants grow
  • Talent implies an apparently native ability for a specific pursuit and connotes either that it is or can be cultivated by the one possessing it a talent for drawing