Associations to the word «Skill»

Wiktionary

SKILL, verb. (transitive) To set apart; separate.
SKILL, verb. (transitive) (chiefly dialectal) To discern; have knowledge or understanding; to know how (to).
SKILL, verb. (transitive) To know; to understand.
SKILL, verb. (intransitive) To have knowledge or comprehension; discern.
SKILL, verb. (intransitive) To have personal or practical knowledge; be versed or practised; be expert or dextrous.
SKILL, verb. (intransitive) (archaic) To make a difference; signify; matter.
SKILL, noun. Capacity to do something well; technique, ability. Skills are usually acquired or learned, as opposed to abilities, which are often thought of as innate.
SKILL, noun. (obsolete) Discrimination; judgment; propriety; reason; cause.
SKILL, noun. (obsolete) Knowledge; understanding.
SKILL, noun. (obsolete) Display of art; exercise of ability; contrivance; address.
SKILL, adjective. (UK) (slang) great, excellent.
SKILL POINT, noun. (video games) A system of points allocated to a player character, often when leveling up, to purchase abilities on their skill tree.
SKILL POINT, noun. (video games) In some games it is synonymous with magic points.
SKILL POINT, noun. (video games) A system of renewable energy points that may be used along side magic points, to separate magical and physical abilities.
SKILL POINTS, noun. Plural of skill point
SKILL SET, noun. A set of skills. [from 1975]
SKILL SET, noun. The skills needed to accomplish a specified task or perform a given function.
SKILL SETS, noun. Plural of skill set
SKILL TREE, noun. (video games) A hierarchal visual representation of customizations a player can make to their character. Skill trees can either branch out or eventually fold back to a single point depending on the game. Typically some form of skill point is used as opposed to spending experience points.
SKILL TREES, noun. Plural of skill tree

Dictionary definition

SKILL, noun. An ability that has been acquired by training.
SKILL, noun. Ability to produce solutions in some problem domain; "the skill of a well-trained boxer"; "the sweet science of pugilism".

Wise words

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.