Synonyms of faculty in English:



  • 1 the faculty of speech
    power, capability, capacity, facility, potential, potentiality, propensity, wherewithal, means, preparedness; (faculties)senses, wits, reason, intelligence
  • 2 he had a quite unusual faculty for unearthing contributors
    ability, proficiency, competence, capability, potential, capacity, facility, readiness; aptitude, talent, gift, flair, bent, skill, knack, finesse, genius; expertise, expertness, adeptness, adroitness, dexterity, prowess, mastery, artistry, accomplishment; propensity, inclination, natural ability, suitability, fitness; head, mind, brain
    informal know-how
  • 3 the arts faculty
    department, school, division, section
  • 4 the vicar introduced certain ornaments without the necessary faculty to do so
    authorization, authority, power, right, permission, consent, leave, sanction, licence, dispensation, assent, acquiescence, agreement, approval, seal of approval, approbation, endorsement, imprimatur, clearance
    informal the go-ahead, the thumbs up, the OK, the green light, say-so
    rare permit
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