intelligent Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree
- is there intelligent life in the universe?
- an intelligent question
adjective satellite possessing sound knowledge
- well-informed readers
adjective satellite exercising or showing good judgment
healthy; levelheaded; sound; level-headed.
- healthy scepticism
- a healthy fear of rattlesnakes
- the healthy attitude of French laws
- healthy relations between labor and management
- an intelligent solution
- a sound approach to the problem
- sound advice
- no sound explanation for his decision
adjective satellite endowed with the capacity to reason
Endowed with the faculty of understanding or reason; as, man is an. intelligentbeing
Possessed of intelligence, education, or judgment; knowing; sensible; skilled; marked by intelligence; as, an intelligentyoung man; an intelligentarchitect; an intelligentanswer.
Gognizant; aware; communicate.Obs.
Intelligent of seasons. Milton.
Which are to France the spies and speculations Intelligent of our state. Shak.
Syn. -- Sensible; understanding. See Sensible.
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