ETYM French habileté, earlier spelling habilité (with silent h), Latin habilitas aptitude, ability, from habilis apt. Related to Able.
1. Possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; SYN. power.
2. The quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment.
ETYM French accomplissement, from accomplir.
The act of accomplishing something; SYN. achievement.
An ability that has been acquired by training
1. An aptitude that may be developed; SYN. capableness, potentiality.
2. The quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally; SYN. capableness.
3. The susceptibility of something to a particular treatment; SYN. capacity.
Sinonimi: mental faculty | module
ETYM French faculté, Latin facultas, from facilis easy (cf. facul easily), from fecere to make. Related to Fact, Facility.
Talent; capability; branch of study and its students in university; governing body of university or college; body of teachers and administrators in a university; Ecclesiastical, permission to add to or alter fabric of church.
Biology, able to exist in different forms and conditions.
One of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind; SYN. mental faculty, module.
ETYM Old Eng. feture form, shape, feature, Old Fren. faiture fashion, make, from Latin factura a making, formation, from facere, factum, to make. Related to Feat, Fact, Facture.
1. A prominent aspect of something; SYN. characteristic.
2. An article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles.
3. The characteristics parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin; SYN. lineament.
ETYM Icel. skil a distinction, discernment; akin to skilja to separate, divide, distinguish, Swed. skilja. skille to separate, skiel reason, right, justice, Swed. skäl reason, Lith. skelli to cleave. Related to Shell, Shoal, a multitude.
1. Ability to produce solutions in some problem domain; SYN. science.
2. An ability that has been acquired by training; SYN. accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainment.