Definition for Art (-s)

art (-s), n. [OFr < L. ars, to fit.] (webplay: acquired, building, can, experience, grow, hands, human, making, man, mind, nature, painting, poetry, power, science, second, serving, skill, things).

  1. Gift; talent; genius; aesthetic sensibility; mastery of dance, music, painting, or other enhancing skills.
  2. Trade; craft; set of rules which enables one to create.
  3. Ability; power; competence; faculty; that which enables one to perform various tasks.
  4. Technique; method; procedure; approach; strategy.
  5. Decoration; embellishment; [fig.] natural beauty.

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