- The faculty of knowing and reasoning; understanding (uncountable).
Etymology: From Latin intellectus, perfect passive participle of intellegere, reason or understand; from prefix intel-, into, from intus, + legere, read, with connotation of bind
- Intellect is one of man's greatest powers.
- That faculty in a particular person (uncountable).
- They were chosen because of their outstanding .
- A person who has that faculty in great degree.
- Some of the world's leading intellects were meeting there.
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