Synonyms of faculty in English:


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1‘the faculty of speech’

power, capability, capacity, facility, potential, potentiality, propensity, wherewithal, means, preparedness
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