HyperDic: intelligent

English > 4 senses of the word intelligent:
ADJECTIVEallintelligenthaving the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree
allintelligent, well-informedpossessing sound knowledge
allintelligent, healthy, levelheaded, level-headed, soundexercising or showing good judgment
allintelligent, reasoning, thinkingendowed with the capacity to reason
intelligent > pronunciation
Soundsihnteh'lahjhahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > intelligent: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree.
Examples
  • "is there intelligent life in the universe?"
  • "an intelligent question"
Attribute ofintelligenceThe ability to comprehend
Narroweragile, nimblementally quick
apt, clevermentally quick and resourceful
brainy, brilliant, smart as a whipHaving or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
bright, smartCharacterized by quickness and ease in learning
natural, born, innatetalented through inherited qualities
prehensileHaving a keen intellect
quick, readyapprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity / sensitivity
scintillatingbrilliantly clever
searching, trenchantHaving keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect
See alsoprecociousCharacterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude)
smartshowing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
Oppositeunintelligent, stupidlacking intelligence
Spanishinteligente
Catalanintel·ligent
Nounsintelligencethe ability to comprehend
Adverbsintelligentlyin an intelligent manner
English > intelligent: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningpossessing sound knowledge.
Synonymwell-informed
BroadersophisticatedHaving or appealing to those having worldly / worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire
Spanishinformado, inteligente
Catalaninformat, intel·ligent
English > intelligent: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningExercising or showing good judgment.
Example "an intelligent solution"
Synonymshealthy, levelheaded, level-headed, sound
Broaderreasonable, sensibleshowing reason or sound judgment
Spanishacertado, inteligente, razonable, sensato
Catalanencertat, intel·ligent, raonable, sensat
English > intelligent: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningendowed with the capacity to reason.
Synonymsreasoning, thinking
Broaderrationalconsistent with or based on or using reason
Spanishinteligente, racional
Catalanintel·ligent, racional
Nounsintelligencethe ability to comprehend

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