In*tel"li*gent (?), a. [L. intelligens, intellegens, -entis, p. pr. of intelligere, intellegere, to perceive; inter between + legere to gather, collect, choose: cf. F. intelligent. See Legend.]
Endowed with the faculty of understanding or reason; as, man is an intelligent being.
Possessed of intelligence, education, or judgment; knowing; sensible; skilled; marked by intelligence; as, an intelligent young man; an intelligent architect; an intelligent answer.
Cognizant; aware; communicate.
Intelligent of seasons.
Which are to France the spies and speculations
Intelligent of our state.
Syn. -- Sensible; understanding. See Sensible.
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