n. the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"
attainment, acquisition, acquirement, accomplishment, skill
n. an ability that has been acquired by training
acquisition, learning
n. the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child's acquisition of language"
n. something acquired; "a recent acquisition by the museum"
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noesis, knowledge, cognition
n. the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
n. anything owned or possessed
n. the act of making slaves of your captives
n. a mechanical device for gripping an object
artifice, ruse
n. a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
competency, competence
n. the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
n. the quality of having great facility and competence
long suit
n. in a hand, the suit having the most cards
n. the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
capableness, capability
n. the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally; "he worked to the limits of his capability"
n. the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
wiliness, slyness, guile, foxiness, cunning, craftiness, craft
n. shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
capableness, potentiality, capability
n. an aptitude that may be developed
natural endowment, talent, gift, endowment
n. natural abilities or qualities
expertise, expertness
n. skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge
mastery, control, command
n. great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; "a good command of French"
manual dexterity, sleight, dexterity
n. adroitness in using the hands
technique, proficiency
n. skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity; "practice greatly improves proficiency"
n. an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation; "he lost consciousness"
cognisance, knowingness, cognizance, consciousness, awareness
n. having knowledge of; "he had no awareness of his mistakes"; "his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced"; "their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive"
n. range or scope of what is perceived
ken, cognizance
n. range of what one can know or understand; "beyond my ken"
n. an ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result); "how you can do that is beyond my comprehension"; "he was famous for his comprehension of American literature"
realisation, recognition, realization
n. coming to understand something clearly and distinctly; "a growing realization of the risk involved"; "a sudden recognition of the problem he faced"; "increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases"
Wisdom, Wisdom of Solomon
n. an Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom; although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC
n. the content of direct observation or participation in an event; "he had a religious experience"; "he recalled the experience vividly"
taste, predilection, penchant, preference
n. a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"
material possession, tangible possession
n. property or belongings that are tangible
n. a useful or valuable quality
n. the status of a leader; "they challenged his leadership of the union"
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n. lack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something
slowness, maladroitness, ineptitude, ineptness, clumsiness, awkwardness
n. unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
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