HyperDic: intelligence

English > 5 senses of the word intelligence:
NOUNcognitionintelligencethe ability to comprehend
groupintelligence, intelligence service, intelligence agencya unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
communicationintelligence, intelligence informationsecret information about an enemy (or potential enemy / enemy)
communicationintelligence, news, tidings, wordinformation about recent and important events
actintelligence, intelligence activity, intelligence operationthe operation of gathering information about an enemy / enemy
intelligence > pronunciation
Soundsihnteh'lahjhahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > intelligence: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience.
AttributesintelligentHaving the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree
unintelligent, stupidlacking intelligence
Narroweracuteness, acuity, sharpness, keennessA quick and penetrating intelligence
brain, brainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, mentality, witmental ability
breadth, comprehensiveness, largenessThe capacity to understand a broad range of topics
brightness, cleverness, smartnessintelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
brilliance, geniusunusual mental ability
mental quickness, quickness, quick-wittednessintelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay
mind, intellectknowledge and intellectual ability
nimbleness, mental dexterityintelligence as revealed by quickness and alertness of mind
nonverbal intelligenceintelligence that is manifested in the performance of tasks requiring little or no use of language
precociousness, precocityintelligence achieved far ahead of normal developmental schedules
shrewdness, astuteness, perspicacity, perspicaciousnessintelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
verbal intelligenceintelligence in the use and comprehension of language
wits, marblesThe basic human power of intelligent thought and perception
Broaderability, powerpossession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
OppositestupidityA poor ability to understand or to profit from experience
Spanishinteligencia
Catalanintel·ligència, llestesa
Adjectivesintelligenthaving the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree
intelligentendowed with the capacity to reason
English > intelligence: 5 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy.
Synonymsintelligence service, intelligence agency
NarrowerIntelligence Community, National Intelligence Community, United States Intelligence Community, ICA group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States government
United States intelligence agencyAn intelligence service in the United States
international intelligence agencyAn intelligence agency outside the United States
military intelligence, military intelligence agencyAn agency of the armed forces that obtains and analyzes and uses information of strategic or tactical military value
Broaderadministrative unit, administrative bodyA unit with administrative responsibilities
Spanishservicio de inteligencia
Catalanserveis d'intel·ligència
English > intelligence: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningSecret information about an enemy (or potential enemy / enemy).
Example"we sent out planes to gather intelligence on their radar coverage"
Synonymintelligence information
Narrowermilitary intelligenceInformation about the armed forces of another country that is useful in planning and conducting military policy or military operations
Broaderinformation, infoA message received and understood
English > intelligence: 5 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningInformation about recent and important events.
Synonymsnews, tidings, word
Narrowergood wordGood news
latestThe most recent news or development
Broaderinformation, infoA message received and understood
Spanishnoticia, noticias, nuevas
Catalannotícies, nova, noves
English > intelligence: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe operation of gathering information about an enemy / enemy.
Synonymsintelligence activity, intelligence operation
Narrowerclandestine operationAn intelligence operation so planned and executed as to insure concealment
counterintelligenceintelligence activities concerned with identifying and counteracting the threat to security posed by hostile intelligence organizations or by individuals engaged in espionage or sabotage or subversion or terrorism
current intelligenceintelligence of all types and forms of immediate interest
overt operationThe collection of intelligence openly without concealment
reconnaissance, reconnaissance missionThe act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy / enemy or potential enemy / enemy)
signals intelligence, SIGINTintelligence information gathered from communications intelligence or electronics intelligence or telemetry intelligence
spying, undercover workThe act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposes
strategic intelligenceintelligence that is required for forming policy and military plans at national and international levels
tactical intelligence, combat intelligenceintelligence that is required for the planning and conduct of tactical operations
Broaderinformation gatheringThe act of collecting information
Spanishoperación de inteligencia
Catalanintel·ligència, operació d'intel·ligència

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