Definition of intelligent :
1. Endowed with the faculty of understanding or reason; as, man is an intelligent being.
2. Gognizant; aware; communicate.
3. Possessed of intelligence, education, or judgment; knowing; sensible; skilled; marked by intelligence; as, an intelligent young man; an intelligent architect; an intelligent answer.
agile, imaginative, goodly, keen, natural, judicious, reasoned, healthy, reason, deep, wakeless, creative, skilful, level-headed, sizable, clearheaded, ready, studious, hefty, calculating, alert, well-grounded, precocious, ability, prehensile, legal, respectable, salubrious, acute, sizeable, sharp-witted, incisive, heavy, good, penetrating, good for you, dexterous, searching, dull, goodish, discerning, alive, original, innate, responsible, born, nimble, effectual, consequent, trenchant, discriminating, contemplative, well-informed, tidy, happy, perceptive, able, farsighted, slow-witted, exceptional, sage, smart as a whip, talented, levelheaded, thoughtful, apt
intelligent (part of speech: adjective)
knowing (part of speech: adjective)
intellectual (part of speech: adjective)
reasonable (part of speech: adjective)
witty (part of speech: adjective)
funny, droll, crafty, smart, deft, joking, clever, jocular, sarcastic, scurrilous, resourceful, sophisticated, ingenious, wily, inventive, pithy, canny, astute, dry, shrewd, sly, facetious, scintillating, waggish, pointed, witty, sparkling, subtle, tricky, cunning, quick, urbane, sharp, quick-witted, artful, comical, foxy, adroit
sagacious (part of speech: adjective)
- The dog looked up at her with his intelligent eyes to see what his new mistress wished. - "A Little Florida Lady", Dorothy C. Paine.
- You see, lions aren't very intelligent, said he; they don't understand what men are or what they want. - "Careers of Danger and Daring", Cleveland Moffett.
- For some weeks the most intelligent looked gloomily at the future, but the people still maintained a right feeling of self- respect and elevated resolution. - "Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. II.", Gustav Freytag.