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talent

tal·ent

talent

 
 
pronunciation:
tae lnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a natural ability or aptitude.
Even as a young child, she showed a strong talent for singing.Unfortunately, he has a talent for telling lies.
synonyms:
ability, endowment, flair, gift, knack
similar words:
aptitude, forte, genius, hand, instinct
definition 2: the capacity to excel.
These new young executives show talent.
synonyms:
ability, aptitude, capability, capacity, faculty, potential
similar words:
accomplishment, bent, facility, gift
definition 3: a person or group of people who have or show talent.
There is a lot of talent on this year's team.The agency is always looking for new talent.
similar words:
ability, genius, phenomenon, potential, wizardry
definition 4: any of various coins in circulation in ancient Rome, Greece, and the Middle East, worth its weight in gold, silver, or other material.
similar words:
coin
derivations: talented (adj.), talentless (adj.)
Word Builder: talent +
  • talent show:
    a show where several people perform something that they have special skill or ability in.