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intellects, plural;
  1. The faculty of reasoning and understanding objectively, esp. with regard to abstract or academic matters
    • - he was a man of action rather than of intellect
  2. The understanding or mental powers of a particular person
    • - his keen intellect
  3. An intelligent or intellectual person
    • - sapping our country of some of its brightest intellects

  1. mind: knowledge and intellectual ability; "he reads to improve his mind"; "he has a keen intellect"
  2. reason: the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination; "we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil"
  3. intellectual: a person who uses the mind creatively
  4. Intelligence is an umbrella term describing a property of the mind including related abilities, such as the capacities for abstract thought, understanding, communication, reasoning, learning, learning from past experiences, planning, and problem solving.
  5. A videophone is a telephone with a video screen, and is capable of full duplex (bi-directional) video and audio transmissions for communication between people in real-time. It was the first form of videotelephony, later to be followed by videoconferencing, webcams, and finally telepresence.
  6. the faculty of thinking, judging, abstract reasoning, and conceptual understanding (uncountable); the capacity of that faculty (in a particular person) (uncountable); a person who has that faculty to a great degree
  7. Natural language database query product from Artificial Intelligence Corporation (AIC) written in 1977. Generated MRDS queries. The lead guy was Dartmouth Prof. Larry Harris.
  8. Pertains to many of the higher functions of the brain. [Click Here To Return To List]
  9. that part of the mind proper which is concerned with ideas and knowledge in their own right; its function is to observe, inquire, understand and judge. [Integral Yoga]
  10. In human beings, is the summit of dianoia, and is that power by the light proceeding from which we perceive the truth of axioms.  Of itself considered, it is a being which knows, not by process, but by its very being.
  11. is used to assess thoughts. This is the faculty of understanding and decision-making that stands out as the most crucial faculty of the three. ...
  12. knowledge and the ability to think clearly and in depth.
  13. The ability to reason or understand; power of thought; mental acumen. An intellectual is a person who has great mental abilities and intelligence. Such persons usually have control over their instinctive nature, but may not be awakened to their higher intuitive nature.
  14. Linear-logical learning with the left-brain.
  15. AS A TOOL OF KNOWLEDGE: Intellect distinguishes humans from other living things on earth. It enables them to understand and correctly interpret the sensory perceptions. Intellect is so important that its misuse or under-use are severely condemned. ...
  16. (in  pantheism: Medieval doctrines)
  17. The reasoning faculty.