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Synonyms for faculty
ˈfæk əl tifac·ul·ty

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English Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 1 vote

  1. faculty

    Power is the most general term of this group, including every quality, property, or faculty by which any change, effect, or result is, or may be, produced; as, the power of the legislature to enact laws, or of the executive to enforce them; the power of an acid to corrode a metal; the power of a polished surface to reflect light. Ability is nearly coextensive with power, but does not reach the positiveness and vigor that may be included in the meaning of power, ability often implying latent, as distinguished from active power; we speak of an exertion of power, but not of an exertion of ability. Power and ability include capacity, which is power to receive; but ability is often distinguished from capacity, as power that may be manifested in doing, as capacity is in receiving; one may have great capacity for acquiring knowledge, and yet not possess ability to teach. Efficiency is active power to effect a definite result, the power that actually does, as distinguished from that which may do. Competency is equal to the occasion, readiness prompt for the occasion. Faculty is an inherent quality of mind or body; talent, some special mental ability. Dexterity and skill are readiness and facility in action, having a special end; talent is innate, dexterity and skill are largely acquired. Our abilities include our natural capacity, faculties, and talents, with all the dexterity, skill, and readiness that can be acquired. Efficacy is the power to produce an intended effect as shown in the production of it; as, the efficacy of a drug. Efficiency is effectual agency, competent power; efficiency is applied in mechanics as denoting the ratio of the effect produced to the power expended in producing it; but this word is chiefly used of intelligent agents as denoting the quality that brings all one's power to bear promptly and to the best purpose on the thing to be done. Compare ADDRESS; DEXTERITY; SKILFUL.

    Synonyms:
    ability, aptitude, capability, capacity, cleverness, cogency, competency, dexterity, efficacy, efficiency, energy, expertness, force, might, power, qualification, readiness, skill, strength, susceptibility, talent

    Antonyms:
    awkwardness, dulness, feebleness, helplessness, imbecility, impotence, inability, inaptitude, incapacity, incompetence, inefficiency, maladroitness, stupidity, unskilfulness, weakness

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. faculty, mental faculty, modulenoun

    one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind

    Synonyms:
    module, mental faculty, staff

  2. staff, facultynoun

    the body of teachers and administrators at a school

    "the dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university"

    Synonyms:
    stave, module, mental faculty, staff

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  1. fortenoun

    Submitted by Providence on July 15, 2023  

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  1. facultynoun

    Synonyms:
    power, capability, capacity, ingenuity, competency, endowment, gift, virtue, property, quality, talent, forte

  2. facultynoun

    Synonyms:
    skill, skilfulness, ability, ableness, dexterity, adroitness, expertness, address, cleverness, aptitude, aptness, knack, turn, quickness, readiness, facility

  3. facultynoun

    Synonyms:
    department, profession, craft

  4. facultynoun

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) privilege, license, right

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. facultynoun

    Synonyms:
    endowment, capability, talent, ability, knack, gift, competency, dexterity, skill ingenuity, adroitness

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How to use faculty in a sentence?

  1. John Monroe:

    We're not really talking about students, it's true that a person who's 21 years of age can get a( firearms) license. But for the most part, we're talking about faculty and staff carrying on campuses.

  2. Missouri State University:

    Faculty members have broad discretion in their research choices, when students, staff and/or faculty conduct research at Missouri State University that involves human participants, they are required to submit an application to the Institutional Review Board (IRB).

  3. Drexel University:

    Drexel vigorously supports the right of its faculty members and students to freely express their opinions in the course of academic debate and discussion.

  4. Susan Dunton:

    She definitely drew out each student and faculty member.

  5. Glenn Medeiros:

    I am humbled for the opportunity to work with the excellent staff and faculty of St. Louis School as we strive to educate students in the Marianist philosophy, while developing them to be outstanding young men in the community.


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