Intelligent

In*tel"li*gent

(?), a. [L. intelligens, intellegens, -entis, p. pr. of intelligere, intellegere, to perceive; inter between + legere to gather, collect, choose: cf. F. intelligent. See Legend.]
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1. Endowed with the faculty of understanding or reason; as, man is an intelligent being.
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2. Possessed of a high level of intelligence, education, or judgment; knowing; sensible; skilled; exhibiting high intelligence; as, an intelligent young man; an intelligent architect; an intelligent answer.
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3. Cognizant; aware; communicative. [Obs.]
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Intelligent of seasons.
Milton.
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Which are to France the spies and speculations
Intelligent of our state.
Shak.

Syn. -- Sensible; understanding. See Sensible.
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