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Skill, talent and ability - thesaurus

Synonyms

experience

noun

knowledge and skill that is gained through time spent doing a job or activity

ability

noun

the fact of being able to do something

skill

noun

the ability to do something well, usually as a result of experience and training

power

noun

the ability to achieve something or to make something happen

skill

noun

a particular ability that involves special training and experience

power

noun

a natural or unusual ability for doing something

style

noun

an attractive or impressive way of behaving or doing something

ability

noun

the level of skill that someone has in a particular job or activity

equipment

noun

the personal qualities that you need in order to be able to do something

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ability

noun

the quality of being skilful or naturally good at something

accomplishment

noun

formal a special ability to do something very well

accuracy

noun

the ability to do something in an accurate way

acrobatics

noun

the skills that you use when you do something difficult or complicated very well, or when you deal with a lot of things at the same time

aptitude

noun

natural ability that makes it easy for you to do something well

armory

the American spelling of armoury

armoury

noun

a set of skills, equipment, or powers that is available for someone if they need it

artistry

noun

the skill and imagination typical of an artist, writer, musician, or actor

artistry

noun

great skill in a sport or profession

bent

noun

a natural ability for something

brilliance

noun

great skill or intelligence

capability

noun

the ability to do something

capacity

noun

the ability to do something

class

noun

informal impressive natural style, ability, or skill that someone has

competence

noun

the ability to do something in a satisfactory or effective way

competence

noun

formal a person’s range of skills or knowledge

competence

noun

a skill needed for doing a particular job or carrying out a particular task

competency

noun

competence

competency

noun

an ability to do something, especially measured against a standard

core competence

noun

a skill or type of knowledge that makes an organization especially good at doing some things and gives it an advantage over other organizations

craft

noun

the skill needed for a particular profession

dexterity

noun

great skill in using your hands or your mind

ease

noun

the ability to do something easily

expertise

noun

special skill or knowledge that you get from experience, training, or study

facility

noun

formal a natural ability to do something well

faculty

noun

a natural physical or mental ability that most people have

finesse

noun

a delicate and skilful quality in the way you move or handle something

finesse

noun

skill in dealing with difficult situations, especially situations in which you might easily offend people

flair

noun

an attractive, skilful, or interesting way of doing something

form

noun

the level of someone’s ability at a particular time, especially in a sport

forte

noun

something that someone is very good at or knows a lot about

functioning

noun

the ability of something to work correctly

genius

noun

a very high level of skill or ability

gift

noun

a natural ability to do something well

grasp

noun

the ability to achieve something

hand-eye coordination

noun

the ability to do things that involve your hands and eyes working together, for example catching a ball, passing something through a needle, or drawing pictures

instinct

noun

a natural ability to know what to do in a particular situation

it

pronoun

an ability or quality that is needed in order to do something

knack

noun

informal a skill or ability

life skills

noun

skills that are needed to deal effectively with the challenges of everyday life, at school, at work and in personal relationships

mastery

noun

great knowledge or skill

polish

noun

the high quality of a performance or a piece of work

professionalism

noun

the qualities and skills that someone with a professional job is expected to have

proficiency

noun

a high degree of ability or skill in something

prowess

noun

great skill or ability

qualification

noun

an ability or quality that you need in order to do a particular job or activity

repertoire

noun

the full range of things that someone or something can do

repertory

noun

formal a repertoire

resource

noun

formal the ability to deal with problems effectively

resources

noun

the qualities and skills that someone has and can use for dealing with problems

sense

noun

a natural ability or quality that some people have

showmanship

noun

the ability to do things in a lively and enthusiastic way that attracts attention

soft skills

noun

skills that enable someone to work well with other people, for example being able to communicate effectively, or to work in or lead a team

someone’s strong suit

something that someone does well

street smarts

noun

mainly American the ability to deal with difficult or dangerous situations of the type that you often find in big cities

strength

noun

something that someone does very well

superpower

noun

a special power or ability that a fictional character has

talent

noun

a natural ability for being good at a particular activity

technique

noun

the skills needed to do a particular activity, especially in sport or art

touch

noun

your ability to do something well

trick

noun

an effective and skilful way of doing something

virtuosity

noun

a high level of skill, especially in playing music

what someone is made of

what someone can achieve or what they are really like

the wherewithal

noun

the money and ability that give you the power to do a particular thing

wizardry

noun

a very high level of skill at something

workmanship

noun

the standard of someone’s work, or the skill that they use in making something

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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