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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. natural abilities or qualities;
[syn: endowment, gift, talent, natural endowment]

2. a person who possesses unusual innate ability in some field or activity;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Talent \Tal"ent\ (t[a^]l"ent), n. [F., fr. L. talentum a talent (in sense 1), Gr. ta`lanton a balance, anything weighed, a definite weight, a talent; akin to tlh^nai to bear, endure, tolma^n, L. tolerare, tollere, to lift up, sustain, endure. See Thole, v. t., Tolerate.] 1. Among the ancient Greeks, a weight and a denomination of money equal to 60 minae or 6,000 drachmae. The Attic talent, as a weight, was about 57 lbs. avoirdupois; as a denomination of silver money, its value was [pounds]243 15s. sterling, or about $1,180 (using 1900 values). [1913 Webster] Rowing vessel whose burden does not exceed five hundred talents. --Jowett (Thucid.). [1913 Webster] 2. Among the Hebrews, a weight and denomination of money. For silver it was equivalent to 3,000 shekels, and in weight was equal to about 933/4 lbs. avoirdupois; as a denomination of silver, it has been variously estimated at from [pounds]340 to [pounds]396 sterling, or about $1,645 to $1,916 (ca. 1900). For gold it was equal to 10,000 gold shekels. [1913 Webster] 3. Inclination; will; disposition; desire. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] They rather counseled you to your talent than to your profit. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 4. Intellectual ability, natural or acquired; mental endowment or capacity; skill in accomplishing; a special gift, particularly in business, art, or the like; faculty; a use of the word probably originating in the Scripture parable of the talents (--Matt. xxv. 14-30). [1913 Webster] He is chiefly to be considered in his three different talents, as a critic, a satirist, and a writer of odes. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] His talents, his accomplishments, his graceful manners, made him generally popular. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Syn: Ability; faculty; gift; endowment. See Genius. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

talent n 1: natural abilities or qualities [syn: endowment, gift, talent, natural endowment] 2: a person who possesses unusual innate ability in some field or activity
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

123 Moby Thesaurus words for "talent": Geist, Muse, ability, ableness, acuity, acuteness, adequacy, adroitness, afflatus, aptitude, aptness, art, artistic skill, artistry, arty-craftiness, bent, braininess, brightness, brilliance, bump, caliber, capability, capableness, capacity, child prodigy, clear thinking, cleverness, competence, craft, creative thought, creativity, daemon, daimonion, demon, dexterity, divine afflatus, dower, dowry, efficacy, efficiency, endowment, equipment, esprit, expertise, facility, faculty, fire of genius, fitness, flair, forte, genius, gift, gifted child, gifted person, giftedness, gifts, inclination, ingenuity, inspiration, instinct, intellectual genius, intellectual prodigy, keen-wittedness, keenness, knack, long suit, makings, man of parts, mental alertness, mental genius, mental giant, mercurial mind, metier, native cleverness, natural, natural endowment, natural gift, nimble mind, nimble-wittedness, nimbleness, nose, nous, parts, penchant, potential, power, powers, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, prodigy, proficiency, propensity, qualification, quick parts, quick thinking, quick wit, quick-wittedness, quickness, ready wit, savvy, set, sharp-wittedness, sharpness, skill, smartness, smarts, soul, speciality, spirit, sprightly wit, strength, strong flair, strong point, sufficiency, susceptibility, talents, tendency, the goods, the stuff, turn, virtu, what it takes
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Talent of silver contained 3,000 shekels (Ex. 38:25, 26), and was equal to 94 3/7 lbs. avoirdupois. The Greek talent, however, as in the LXX., was only 82 1/4 lbs. It was in the form of a circular mass, as the Hebrew name _kikkar_ denotes. A talent of gold was double the weight of a talent of silver (2 Sam. 12:30). Parable of the talents (Matt. 18:24; 25:15).
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Talent, OR -- U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 5589 Housing Units (2000): 2420 Land area (2000): 1.260615 sq. miles (3.264977 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.260615 sq. miles (3.264977 sq. km) FIPS code: 72500 Located within: Oregon (OR), FIPS 41 Location: 42.239985 N, 122.782100 W ZIP Codes (1990): 97540 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Talent, OR Talent