Gifted

  • 1 gifted — adj. [Cf. See {gift}[4] and {gift}, v. t..] 1. having unusual talent in some field. Syn: talented. [PJC] 2. having exceptionally high intelligence; said of children, especially in discourse on education; as, a program for gifted children. [PJC] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 gifted — gifted; un·gifted; …

    English syllables

  • 3 gifted — index artful, capable, deft, original (creative), practiced, resourceful, sciential Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 gifted — “talented,” 1640s, pp. adj. from GIFT (Cf. gift) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 gifted — [adj] talented, intelligent able, accomplished, adroit, brilliant, capable, class act, clever, expert, got it*, have on the ball*, have smarts*, have the goods*, hot*, hotshot, ingenious, mad, masterly, phenomenal, shining at*, skilled, smart;… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 gifted — [gif′tid] adj. 1. having a natural ability or aptitude; talented 2. notably superior in intelligence giftedness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 gifted — gift|ed [ˈgıftıd] adj having a natural ability to do one or more things extremely well →↑talented gifted musician/artist/teacher etc ▪ She was an extremely gifted poet. academically/musically/athletically etc gifted ▪ his musically gifted son… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 gifted — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ extremely, very ▪ exceptionally, extraordinarily, highly, immensely …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9 gifted — [[t]gɪ̱ftɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is gifted has a natural ability to do something well. ...one of the most gifted players in the world... He was witty, amusing and gifted with a sharp business brain. Syn: talented 2) ADJ GRADED A gifted… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 gifted — gift|ed [ gıftəd ] adjective with an impressive natural ability: a gifted child gifted in: She s exceptionally gifted in music …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 gifted — UK [ˈɡɪftɪd] / US [ˈɡɪftəd] adjective with an impressive natural ability a gifted child gifted in: She s exceptionally gifted in music …

    English dictionary

  • 12 Gifted — Gift Gift, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gifted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gifting}.] To endow with some power or faculty. See {gift}[4]. [1913 Webster] He was gifted . . . with philosophical sagacity. I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 gifted — adjective Date: 1644 1. having great natural ability ; talented < gifted children > 2. revealing a special gift < gifted voices > • giftedly adverb • giftedness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 gifted — giftedly, adv. giftedness, n. /gif tid/, adj. 1. having great special talent or ability: the debut of a gifted artist. 2. having exceptionally high intelligence: gifted children. [1635 45; GIFT + ED3] Syn. 1. accomplished, talented. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 15 gifted — adj. intellectually; physically gifted * * * [ gɪftɪd] physically gifted intellectually intellectually …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 gifted — adjective having a natural ability to do one or more things extremely well: a gifted pianist | gifted child (=one who is extremely intelligent) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 gifted — gift•ed [[t]ˈgɪf tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) having great special talent or ability: a gifted storyteller[/ex] 2) having exceptionally high intelligence: gifted children[/ex] • Etymology: 1635–45 gift′ed•ly, adv. gift′ed•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 gifted — adjective Endowed with special, in particular intellectual, abilities. a gifted artist Syn: talented …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 gifted — adjective a gifted young percussionist Syn: talented, skillful, skilled, accomplished, expert, consummate, master(ly), virtuoso, first rate, able, apt, adept, proficient; intelligent, clever, bright, brilliant; precocious; informal crac …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 gifted — [ˈgɪftɪd] adj a gifted person has an impressive natural ability …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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