What does the word intelligent mean?

Usage examples for intelligent

  1. You are very intelligent, and you are very honest, and you always say what is in your heart; I have heard you do it many times. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  2. In the first year, Trask had gathered the more intelligent boys of ten to twelve from each community and begun teaching them. – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  3. But even if the person you ask for be not at home, it is sometimes a pleasure to be told so by an intelligent maid, such as I have mentioned above. – The House of Martha by Frank R. Stockton