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INTELLIGENCE QUOTIENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does intelligence quotient mean? 

INTELLIGENCE QUOTIENT (noun)
  The noun INTELLIGENCE QUOTIENT has 1 sense:

1. a measure of a person's intelligence as indicated by an intelligence test; the ratio of a person's mental age to their chronological age (multiplied by 100)

  Familiarity information: INTELLIGENCE QUOTIENT used as a noun is very rare.


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INTELLIGENCE QUOTIENT (noun)


Sense 1intelligence quotient [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A measure of a person's intelligence as indicated by an intelligence test; the ratio of a person's mental age to their chronological age (multiplied by 100)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas

Synonyms:

I.Q.; intelligence quotient; IQ

Hypernyms ("intelligence quotient" is a kind of...):

ratio (the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "intelligence quotient"):

adult intelligence (the average IQ of the adults in a given population)

borderline intelligence (the minimal IQ required for someone to function normally and independently in the world (without some form of institutional assistance))


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