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.
The capacity for higher forms of knowledge, as distinguished from the power to perceive objects in their relations; mental capacity.
A particular mind, especially a person of high intelligence; as, he was a great intellect.
the ability to understand the material and visible universe; the ability to learn, reason, think, and understand.
Western society typically defines intellect as I.Q. or the ability to reason or think quickly and clearly along certain lines. Traditionally, however, this term has stood for another form of intelligence altogether, one which is often called "spiritual intelligence." It is a deeper faculty than the "thinking mind" as such, and has much more to do with the spiritual consciousness and intuition then it does logical, linear thought.
The intellect is not an organic faculty. Intellect is inorganic or spiritual ( nonmaterial). By the power of the Soul's intellect we know and understand truth, reason to new truths, and make judgments as to what is right and wrong. The intellect is non-appetible, solely tied to evidence.
knowledge and intellectual ability; "he reads to improve his mind"; "he has a keen intellect"
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"
a person who uses the mind creatively
Third organization of the mind. It is of thought and knowledge seat of all what which is reducible to the matter. In it all the conceptual elaborations derived by intuition, knowledge and volition take place. One distinguishes from the reason, which is doing the "analytical-computational" activities.
The power to have ideas, to reason, to think and to know. The power to acquire knowledge. To know GOD is the primary goal.