in·tel·lect /ˈɪntḷˌɛkt/ 名詞
1. Metaph. The part or faculty of the human mind by which it knows, as distinguished from the power to feel and to will; the power to judge and comprehend; the thinking faculty; the understanding.
n 1: knowledge and intellectual ability; "he reads to improve his
mind"; "he has a keen intellect" [syn: mind]
2: the capacity for rational thought or inference or
discrimination; "we are told that man is endowed with
reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil" [syn:
3: a person who uses the mind creatively [syn: intellectual]