What does the word intellect mean?

Usage examples for intellect

  1. Mr. Ward, a man of about fifty years, of great power and intellect, was fully master of the important position he filled. – The Master of the World by Jules Verne
  2. It shall pass by the intellect to swim the sea, the air, With joy with you, O soul of man." – Views and Reviews by Henry James
  3. It is by far the most important of the five, and is, of course the superior intellect. – The Affair of the Brains by Anthony Gilmore