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]


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  • 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

  • gifted — gifted; un·gifted; …   English syllables

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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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