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Skill vs. Intelligence

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Skillnoun

Capacity to do something well; technique, ability. Skills are usually acquired or learned, as opposed to abilities, which are often thought of as innate.

Intelligencenoun

Capacity of mind, especially to understand principles, truths, facts or meanings, acquire knowledge, and apply it to practice; the ability to comprehend and learn.

Skillnoun

(obsolete) Discrimination; judgment; propriety; reason; cause.

Intelligencenoun

(countable) An entity that has such capacities.

Skillnoun

(obsolete) Knowledge; understanding.

Intelligencenoun

Information, usually secret, about the enemy or about hostile activities.

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Skillnoun

(obsolete) Display of art; exercise of ability; contrivance; address.

Intelligencenoun

(countable) A political or military department, agency or unit designed to gather information, usually secret, about the enemy or about hostile activities.

Skilladjective

Great, excellent.

Intelligencenoun

(dated) Acquaintance; intercourse; familiarity.

Skillverb

(transitive) To set apart; separate.

Intelligencenoun

The act or state of knowing; the exercise of the understanding.

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Skillverb

To discern; have knowledge or understanding; to know how (to).

Intelligencenoun

The capacity to know or understand; readiness of comprehension; the intellect, as a gift or an endowment.

‘And dimmed with darkness their intelligence.’;

Skillverb

To know; to understand.

Intelligencenoun

Information communicated; news; notice; advice.

‘Intelligence is given where you are hid.’;

Skillverb

(intransitive) To have knowledge or comprehension; discern.

Intelligencenoun

Acquaintance; intercourse; familiarity.

‘He lived rather in a fair intelligence than any friendship with the favorites.’;

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Skillverb

(intransitive) To have personal or practical knowledge; be versed or practised; be expert or dextrous.

Intelligencenoun

Knowledge imparted or acquired, whether by study, research, or experience; general information.

‘I write as he that none intelligenceOf meters hath, ne flowers of sentence.’;

Skillverb

To make a difference; signify; matter.

Intelligencenoun

An intelligent being or spirit; - generally applied to pure spirits; as, a created intelligence.

‘The great Intelligences fairThat range above our mortal state,In circle round the blessed gate,Received and gave him welcome there.’;

Intelligencenoun

The division within a military organization that gathers and evaluates information about an enemy.

Skillnoun

Discrimination; judgment; propriety; reason; cause.

‘For great skill is, he prove that he wrought.’;

Intelligencenoun

the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience

Skillnoun

The familiar knowledge of any art or science, united with readiness and dexterity in execution or performance, or in the application of the art or science to practical purposes; power to discern and execute; ability to perceive and perform; expertness; aptitude; as, the skill of a mathematician, physician, surgeon, mechanic, etc.

‘Phocion, . . . by his great wisdom and skill at negotiations, diverted Alexander from the conquest of Athens.’; ‘Where patience her sweet skill imparts.’;

Skillnoun

Display of art; exercise of ability; contrivance; address.

‘Richard . . . by a thousand princely skills, gathering so much corn as if he meant not to return.’;

Skillnoun

Any particular art.

‘Learned in one skill, and in another kind of learning unskillful.’;

Intelligencenoun

the operation of gathering information about an enemy

Skillverb

To know; to understand.

‘To skill the arts of expressing our mind.’;

Intelligence

Intelligence has been defined in many ways: the capacity for logic, understanding, self-awareness, learning, emotional knowledge, reasoning, planning, creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving. More generally, it can be described as the ability to perceive or infer information, and to retain it as knowledge to be applied towards adaptive behaviors within an environment or context.

Skillverb

To be knowing; to have understanding; to be dexterous in performance.

‘I can not skill of these thy ways.’;

Skillverb

To make a difference; to signify; to matter; - used impersonally.

‘What skills it, if a bag of stones or goldAbout thy neck do drown thee?’; ‘It skills not talking of it.’;

Skillnoun

an ability that has been acquired by training

Skillnoun

ability to produce solutions in some problem domain;

‘the skill of a well-trained boxer’; ‘the sweet science of pugilism’;

Skill

A skill is the learned ability to perform an action with determined results with good execution often within a given amount of time, energy, or both. Skills can often be divided into domain-general and domain-specific skills.

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