Synonyms of intelligence in English:

intelligence


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noun

1‘a man of great intelligence’

SYNONYMS

intellectual capacity, mental capacity, intellect, mind, brain, brains, brainpower, powers of reasoning, judgement, reason, reasoning, understanding, comprehension, acumen, wit, sense, insight, perceptiveness, perception, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, penetration, discernment, sharpness, quickness of mind, quick-wittedness, smartness, canniness, astuteness, intuition, acuity, alertness, cleverness, brilliance, aptness, ability, giftedness, talent

informal braininess

ANTONYMS

stupidity

2‘the lack of intelligence received from the Eighth Army’

SYNONYMS

information, facts, details, particulars, data, figures, statistics, knowledge, report, reports

informal info, gen, dope, deets

3‘a former agent for British military intelligence’

SYNONYMS

information gathering, surveillance, observation, reconnaissance, spying, espionage, undercover work, infiltration, ELINT, cyberespionage, humint

informal recon