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wit1

wit1

 
 
pronunciation:
wIt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (often plural) the ability to understand, think, or know.
By using all their wits, they were the first team to solve the puzzle.
synonyms:
intelligence, understanding
similar words:
brains, common sense, comprehension, intellect, sense
definition 2: (often plural) the ability to keenly and quickly judge people and situations and to make good decisions based on these judgments.
By using his wits, he avoided trouble with the bullies.
synonyms:
cleverness, ingenuity, shrewdness
similar words:
cunning, insight, intuition, perception, talent, wisdom
definition 3: the ability to express oneself in clever ways that amuse people, or that which is said or written that uses this ability.
Shakespeare has always been admired for his wit.This book is full of wit and charm.
synonyms:
cleverness, humor
similar words:
banter
definition 4: a person who has the ability to express thoughts and ideas in a clever way that often produces humor.
He is the family wit and always has funny things to say.