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intellect

in·tel·lect

intellect

 
 
pronunciation:
In t lekt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the faculty of reasoning and understanding, esp. as distinct from emotion or will.
synonyms:
brainpower, intelligence, mind, understanding, wit
similar words:
acumen, brain, cognition, comprehension, faculty, gray matter, head, ingenuity, mentality, reason, thought
definition 2: a particular mind capable of exceptional reasoning and understanding.
synonyms:
intellectual, mind
similar words:
brain, genius
definition 3: a person with such a mind.
synonyms:
intellectual, mind
similar words:
bluestocking, brain, genius, mastermind, philosopher, sage, savant, scholar, thinker