• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Intellective Capable of being perceived by the understanding only, not by the senses. "Intellective abstractions of logic and metaphysics."
    • Intellective Having power to understand, know, or comprehend; intelligent; rational.
    • Intellective Pertaining to, or produced by, the intellect or understanding; intellectual.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • intellective Of or pertaining to the intellect; having power to understand, know, or comprehend.
    • intellective Produced by the understanding.
    • intellective Capable of being perceived by the understanding only, not by the senses.
    • intellective Intellectual; intelligent.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Intellective able to understand: produced or perceived by the understanding
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  • George Ade
    George Ade
    “She was short on intellect, but long on shape.”
  • Al-Nuri
    “The intellect is weak; it has no power except over what is as weak as itself.”
  • Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort
    “A person of intellect without energy added to it, is a failure.”
  • Albert Einstein
    “We should take care not to make the intellect our god: it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.”
  • Ezra Pound
    “The intellect is a very nice whirligig toy, but how people take it seriously is more than I can understand.”
  • John Keats
    “The only means of strengthening one's intellect is to make up one's mind about nothing --to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts. Not a select party.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. intellectif,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L.,—intelligĕre, to understand—inter, between, legĕre, to choose.


In literature:

Let us trace first the development of intelligence or the intellect in the animal.
"The Whence and the Whither of Man" by John Mason Tyler
Intellect is not enough.
"Painted Windows" by Harold Begbie
In this process the intellect may remain unimpaired, but the moral fibre degenerates.
"Success (Second Edition)" by Max Aitken Beaverbrook
William is 25, complexion brown, intellect naturally good, with no favorable notions of the peculiar institution.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
By this, one acquires the merit of the Agnishtoma sacrifice, and also memory and intellect.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
This is what I see by my intellect.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
It entered to drive Buddhism out, and to defend the intellect of the educated against the wiles of priestcraft.
"The Religions of Japan" by William Elliot Griffis
There are brilliant intellects here which have lost the capacity to learn.
"In the Days of Poor Richard" by Irving Bacheller
With this strange combination of features he had also the European intellect with the African utterance.
"Ishmael" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
He was hostile to the pride of intellect often manifested by petty rationalists.
"Edward Caldwell Moore" by Edward Moore

In poetry:

That moulds the iron into shape
Of all device and plan;
This moulds a subtler power than all—
The intellect of man.
"Anvil And Newspaper" by Alexander Anderson
If thou dost think thy knowledge good,
Thy intellect not slow,
Bethink thee of the multitude
Of things thou dost not know.
"After Thomas Kempis" by George MacDonald
The men, all animal in vigour,
Strode stalwart and erect;
But on their brows, in placid rigour,
Watched sovereign Intellect.
"Two Visions" by Alfred Austin
At ease, but cold as stone,
Though the intellect spin on,
And the feat and practiced face may show
Nought of the life that is gone;
"At Ease" by Walter de la Mare
She had an earnest intellect--a perfect thirst of mind,
And a heart by elevated thoughts and poetry refin'd,
And she saw a subtle tint or shade with every careless look,
And the hidden links of nature were familiar as a book.
"A Portrait - I" by Nathaniel Parker Willis
Boys who are slight and quiet, but boys who are strong and true,
Dreaming of great inventions—-always of something new;
With brains untrammelled by training, but quick where reason directs—-
Boys with imagination and keen, strong intellects.
"Australian Engineers" by Henry Lawson

In news:

Tavis' criticism was ego-driven, and West, with all of his alleged intellect, chose to settle into his role of Tavis' trusty sidekick.
Studies reveal animal intellect .
Wilson's claim to political fame was his intellect and political prowess toward liberal government.
A genius is defined as someone who has an exceptional natural capacity of intellect.
A sanitation robot develops a human-like intellect in WALL-E. For 700 years, WALL-E– a Waste Allocation Load Lifter robot, Earth Class– has been doing the job he was programmed to do.
Matt's Memo: Matt Mulcahy blogs about the downfall of General David Petreaus as a hailed figure of intellect and integrity. Polaris to Implement Intellect Quantum Core Banking Solution in National Bank of Ethiopia .
Golden Globe contenders mix entertainment and intellect.
Galileo 's intellect and insights are formidable, but his ego, impatience and appetites cause him as much humiliation as his battles with the Church over how the solar system works.
(CBS News) Yesterday we showed you a feat of athleticism and intellect in the form of a guy doing one-handed push ups while solving a Rubik's Cube.
If the lack of appeal to intellect and reason in political ads that proliferated before the election is any indication, The Times' ideal of the "citizen voter" rarely appears in our electorate.
They separate us fair-haired and dexterous animals of intellect from the world of beasts.
The ranking is created by a combination of student surveys, employers ranking their favorite 20 schools to recruit from and calculating intellect by numbering articles published from faculty in 20 different publications.
Barack Obama, who I continue to admire as a magnificent man of uncommon intellect and character, has restored pride in our nation, and has done much to restore American goodwill in the rest of the world.
" Mitchell 's experience, intellect, vision and dedication will continue to move our communities forward," said Dezie Woods Jones, BWOPA state president.

In science:

Valsakumar for sharing his time and wisdom; for his imagination, sensitivity and robust intellect which have helped me in my research in general and in this venture in particular.
Monte Carlo: Basics
It is possible in principle that an unobservable mental variable (a free willed intellect) influences the order of the bits during a time, and encodes a message in the string.
Quantum randomness can be controlled by free will -a consequence of the before-before experiment
By maintaining this practice, the field appeals to those intellects that appreciate the interconnected nature of astrophysical problems.
Challenges facing young astrophysicists
What's Basic About Basic Emotions? Psychol Rev. 97(3), 315-31. Perlovsky, L. I. (2001). Neural Networks and Intellect: Using Model Based Concepts. New York: Oxford University Press. Perlovsky, L .I. (2006) Toward physics of the mind: Concepts, emotions, consciousness, and symbols.
Curiosity and Pleasure
The assumption made in is that such parameter values exist for which the set defined by the definition is not empty and the programs within that set match our idea of Artificial Intellect.
Comparison between the two definitions of AI