Noun intelligence has 5 senses
  1. intelligence - the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
    --1 is a kind of
    ability, power
    Antonyms: stupidity
    --1 has particulars:
     mind, intellect; breadth, comprehensiveness; nonverbal intelligence; verbal intelligence; brain, brainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, mentality, wit; mental quickness, quickness, quick-wittedness; brilliance, genius; precociousness, precocity; acuteness, acuity, sharpness, keenness; brightness, cleverness, smartness; shrewdness, astuteness, perspicacity, perspicaciousness; wits, marbles
  2. intelligence, intelligence service, intelligence agency - a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
    --2 is a kind of administrative unit, administrative body
    --2 has particulars:
     military intelligence; United States intelligence agency; Intelligence Community, National Intelligence Community, United States Intelligence Community, IC; international intelligence agency
  3. intelligence, intelligence information - secret information about an enemy (or potential enemy); "we sent out planes to gather intelligence on their radar coverage"
    --3 is a kind of information, info
    --3 has particulars: military intelligence
  4. news, intelligence, tidings, word - new information about specific and timely events; "they awaited news of the outcome"
    --4 is a kind of information, info
    --4 has particulars: good word; update
  5. intelligence, intelligence activity, intelligence operation - the operation of gathering information about an enemy
    --5 is a kind of information gathering
    --5 has particulars:
     spying, undercover work; current intelligence; tactical intelligence, combat intelligence; strategic intelligence; signals intelligence, SIGINT; clandestine operation; overt operation; reconnaissance, reconnaissance mission; counterintelligence