HyperDic: astute

English > 1 sense of the word astute:
ADJECTIVEallastute, sharp, shrewdmarked by practical hardheaded intelligence
astute > pronunciation
Soundsahstuw't
Rhymesabsolute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
English > astute: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by practical hardheaded intelligence.
Example "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"
Synonymssharp, shrewd
Broadersmartshowing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
Spanishastuta, astuto, perspicaz, sagaz
Catalanastut, perspicaç, sagaç
Nounsastutenessintelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
Adverbsastutelyin a shrewd manner

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