Associations to the word «Intellectual»


INTELLECTUAL, adjective. Belonging to, or performed by, the intellect; mental or cognitive; as, intellectual powers, activities, etc.
INTELLECTUAL, adjective. Endowed with intellect; having the power of understanding; having capacity for the higher forms of knowledge or thought; characterized by intelligence or mental capacity; as, an intellectual person.
INTELLECTUAL, adjective. Suitable for exercising the intellect; formed by, and existing for, the intellect alone; perceived by the intellect; as, intellectual employments.
INTELLECTUAL, adjective. Relating to the understanding; treating of the mind; as, intellectual philosophy, sometimes called "mental" philosophy.
INTELLECTUAL, adjective. (archaic) (poetic) Spiritual.
INTELLECTUAL, noun. An intelligent, learned person, especially one who discourses about learned matters.
INTELLECTUAL, noun. (archaic) The intellect or understanding; mental powers or faculties.
INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL, noun. The value of intellectual property
INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES, noun. Plural of intellectual disability
INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY, noun. Any disability that affects the intellect or cognitive ability of a person.
INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY, noun. Mental retardation.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES, noun. Plural of intellectual property
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, noun. (uncountable) Any product of someone's intellect that has commercial value: a piece of literature, a painting, an invention, a trademark a trade secret, etc. Works protected under intellectual property law, and accorded intellectual property rights such as copyrights and patents.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, noun. (countable) Any individual work that is protected under intellectual property law.

Dictionary definition

INTELLECTUAL, noun. A person who uses the mind creatively.
INTELLECTUAL, adjective. Of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind; "intellectual problems"; "the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man".
INTELLECTUAL, adjective. Appealing to or using the intellect; "satire is an intellectual weapon"; "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor"; "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people"; "coldly intellectual"; "sort of the intellectual type"; "intellectual literature".
INTELLECTUAL, adjective. Involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct; "a cerebral approach to the problem"; "cerebral drama".

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