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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tal•ent*ˈtæl ənt(n.)

  1. a special, often creative natural ability or aptitude:

    a talent for drawing.

  2. a person or persons with special ability, esp. in a particular field:

    the theater's major talents; the local talent.

  3. a power of mind or body considered as given to a person for use and improvement: so called from the parable in Matt. 25:14–30.

  4. any of various ancient units of weight, as a unit of the Middle East equal to 3000 shekels, or of Greece equal to 6000 drachmas.

    Category: Weights and Measures

  5. any of various ancient monetary units equal to the value of a talent weight of gold or silver.

    Category: Numismatics

  6. Obs. inclination or disposition.

* Syn: See ability.

Origin of talent:

bef. 900; ME, OE talente < L talenta, pl. of talentum < Gk tálanton balance, weight, monetary unit


Princeton's WordNet

  1. talented, gifted(adj)

    endowed with talent or talents

    "a gifted writer"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. talented(adjective)ˈtæl ənt

    having talent

    a talented young singer


  1. talented(Adjective)

    endowed with one or more talents.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Talented(adj)

    furnished with talents; possessing skill or talent; mentally gifted

Translations for talented

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(negative untalented ) naturally clever or skilful; having or showing great ability

a talented pianist.

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