Intellect

In"tel*lect

(?), n. [L. intellectus, fr. intelligere, intellectum, to understand: cf. intellect. See Intelligent.] 1. (Metaph.) The part or faculty of the human mind by which it knows, as distinguished from the power to feel and to will; the power to judge and comprehend; the thinking faculty; the understanding.
[1913 Webster]

2. The capacity for higher forms of knowledge, as distinguished from the power to perceive objects in their relations; mental capacity.
[PJC]

3. A particular mind, especially a person of high intelligence; as, he was a great intellect.
[PJC]

 

New - Add Dictionary Search to Your Site

You can add a free dictionary search box to your own web site by copying and pasting the following HTML into one of your web pages:

<form action="http://www.freedict.co.uk/search.php" method="post">
 <p style="text-align: center; font-family: sans-serif;">
  <a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://www.freedict.co.uk/"
     title="FreeDict free online dictionary">FreeDict</a>
  <input type="text" name="word" size="20" value="" />
  <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Search Dictionary" />
 </p>
</form>

 

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Mon 10th December 2018