HyperDic: intellect

English > 3 senses of the word intellect:
NOUNcognitionintellect, mindknowledge and intellectual ability
cognitionintellect, reason, understandingthe capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
person intellect, intellectuala person who uses the mind creatively
intellect > pronunciation
Soundsih'nahleh.kt; ih'ntahleh.kt
Rhymesabject ... wrecked: 66 rhymes with ehkt...
English > intellect: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningknowledge and intellectual ability.
Example "he has a keen intellect"
Attributesintellectualappealing to or using the intellect
nonintellectualnot intellectual
BroaderintelligenceThe ability to comprehend
Spanishentendimiento, intelecto
Adjectivesintellectualinvolving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct
English > intellect: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination.
Synonymsreason, understanding
Broaderfaculty, mental faculty, moduleOne of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
Spanishentendimiento, intelecto, inteligencia, razón
Catalanenteniment, intel·lecte, intel·ligència, raó
English > intellect: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person who uses the mind creatively.
NarroweralchemistOne who was versed in the practice of alchemy and who sought an elixir of life and a panacea and an alkahest and the philosopher's stone
anomalistsomeone who has a special interest in exceptional cases
aphoristsomeone who formulates aphorisms or who repeats aphorisms
bel espritA witty or clever person with a fine mind / mind
clever Dick, clever clogsAn intellectual who is ostentatiously and irritatingly knowledgeable
decoder, deciphererThe kind of intellectual who converts messages from a code to plain text
eggheadAn intellectual
exponentsomeone who expounds / expounds and interprets or explains
expositor, expounderA person who explains
genius, mastermind, brain, brainiac, Einsteinsomeone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
highbrowA person of intellectual or erudite tastes
mentor, wise manA wise / wise and trusted guide and advisor
scholar, scholarly person, bookman, studentA learned person (especially in the humanities)
skeptic, sceptic, doubtersomeone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs
specifiersomeone who draws up specifications giving details (as for obtaining a patent / patent)
subjectivistA person who subscribes to subjectivism
synthesist, synthesizer, synthesiserAn intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
theorist, theoretician, theorizer, theoriser, idealoguesomeone who theorizes / theorizes (especially in science or art)
thinker, creative thinker, mindAn important intellectual
thinkersomeone who exercises the mind / mind (usually in an effort to reach a decision)
visionary, illusionist, seerA person with unusual powers of foresight
wonderersomeone who is curious about something
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being

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