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Definitions and Synonyms of skill | Another word for skill | What is skill?

Definition 1: ability to produce solutions in some problem domain - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where skill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the skill of a well-trained boxer
  • the sweet science of pugilism

Synonyms for skill in the sense of this definition

(skill is a kind of ...) possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done

"danger heightened his powers of discrimination"

(... is a kind of skill ) a natural skill

"he has a nose for good deals"

(... is a kind of skill ) technical skill or fluency or style exhibited by a virtuoso

Definition 2: an ability that has been acquired by training - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for skill in the sense of this definition

(skill is a kind of ...) possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done

"danger heightened his powers of discrimination"

(... is a kind of skill ) skills that are required for the life of soldier

(... is a kind of skill ) the ability to present something (especially theatrical shows) in an attractive manner

(... is a kind of skill ) skill in sailing

(... is a kind of skill ) skill in selling; skill in persuading people to buy

"he read a book on salesmanship but it didn't help"

(... is a kind of skill ) skill as an oarsman

(... is a kind of skill ) skill with numbers and mathematics

(... is a kind of skill ) skill in preparing mixed drinks

(... is a kind of skill ) the skill of a master

(... is a kind of skill ) skill in shooting

(... is a kind of skill ) the ability to read and write

(... is a kind of skill ) skill in handling and riding horses

(... is a kind of skill ) skill in an occupation or trade

(... is a kind of skill ) skill in fencing

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