1. wisdom;〔知力〕intelligence;〔才覚〕wit(s);〔分別〕sense
    • 知恵のある
    • wise/clever/witty/sensible
    • 知恵のある人
    • a wise person
    • 知恵のないやり方
    • 「a stupid [an unwise] way of doing a thing
    • 彼を怒らせるなんて知恵のない話だ
    • There is no sense in making him angry.
    • それを言わないでおくだけの知恵があった
    • He had the wisdom to leave it unsaid.
    • 彼はもう少し知恵があると思った
    • I thought he had more sense than that./He ought to have known better.
    • 知恵を持ち寄りましょう
    • Let's combine our wits./Let's put our heads together.
    • どうか知恵を貸してください
    • Please give me 「a suggestion [some advice].
    • 知恵を働かせる
    • use one's head [brains]
    • 知恵を借りに武君のところへ行った
    • I went to Takeshi for advice.
    • 知恵が尽きた
    • I am at my wits' [wit's] end./I'm [I've run] out of ideas.
    • よく知恵の回る人だ
    • He is a smart fellow.
    • そういうことになるとよく知恵が回る
    • He is clever about such things.
    • 無い知恵を絞った
    • We cudgeled [racked] our empty brains.
    • あの男が知恵を付けてストをやらせた
    • That man instigated [put them up to] the strike.
  1. 知恵比べa contest of wits
    • 二人は知恵比べをした
    • The two matched [pitted] their wits against each other.
  1. 知恵者a resourceful [wise] person
  1. 知恵熱teething fever
  1. 知恵の輪a puzzle ring, puzzle links
  1. 知恵歯a wisdom tooth
    • 先月,最初の知恵歯が生えた
    • She cut her first wisdom tooth last month.
  1. 知恵袋one's brain; the brain
    • 彼は知恵負けした
    • He was done in by his own cleverness.