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What is the difference between Smart and Intelligent?

Asked Anonymously, Last updated: Jan 22, 2020

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A. Boaz

I have compassion for Automobiles and I dig the fast pace while I ride or drive.

A. Boaz, Mechanical Engineer, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Atlanta, Georgia

Answered Oct 08, 2019

Most times, people use smart and intelligent interchangeably. While there might be a link between the two words in terms of their meaning, there are some differences that can still be noticed. First, smart is like a compliment we use for people who are exhibiting a particular level of knowledge, especially about information found in books. Smart is also a word that can be used to describe someone that is exhibiting social ability and cleverness. The word 'smart' can be used for any ob...Read More
 

N. Kingsley

N. Kingsley, Writer, Columbus

Answered Sep 10, 2019

There is a difference between the meaning and application of these two particular words. Smart can be applied to academic inferences, such as making a smart business or emotional decision. Smart is an earned status, because when we study and learn, we become smarter, and this is what is called book smart. Intelligence is something with which you were born. Your IQ is a measure of your intelligence, and it doesn't vary because it is a measure of your ability to learn. This measure can...Read More
 

Samantha Stewart

Love to do some charity work. Have a passion for writing and do it in my spare time

Samantha Stewart, Philanthropist, Post Graduate, Corpus Christi

Answered Aug 22, 2019

If you have ever gotten an A+ on a test, you may feel that you are smart. You actually may be very smart in that field. It could be science, math, history or a language. You are smart because you acquired this knowledge through learning. Whenever you learn something and you know it well, you are considered smart. However, intelligence is something that really can’t be learned because you are born with your intelligence. If you make a good business decision or invest in someth...Read More
 

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