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Definition of Skill

Skill

  1. Discrimination; judgment; propriety; reason; cause.
  2. Knowledge; understanding.
  3. The familiar knowledge of any art or science, united with readiness and dexterity in execution or performance, or in the application of the art or science to practical purposes; power to discern and execute; ability to perceive and perform; expertness; aptitude; as, the skill of a mathematician, physician, surgeon, mechanic, etc.
  4. Display of art; exercise of ability; contrivance; address.
  5. Any particular art.
  6. To know; to understand.
  7. To be knowing; to have understanding; to be dexterous in performance.
  8. To make a difference; to signify; to matter; -- used impersonally.

Skill Quotations

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.
Ralph Marston

The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.
Henry Ford

Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of evry part of your life.
Brian Tracy

Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves the whole complex of visual communications: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Aesthetics and economics, technology and psychology are intrinsically related to the process.
Paul Rand

I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.
Dean Koontz
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Skill Translations

skill in German is Geschicklichkeit, Geschick, Geschick
skill in Italian is sorte, disinvoltura
skill in Latin is scientia, usus
skill in Spanish is primor, ama o
skill in Swedish is skicklighet