iq

abbreviation

Definition of iq

  1. the same as

Origin and Etymology of iq

Latin idem quod


IQ

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noun \ˌī-ˈkyü\

Definition of IQ

  1. 1 :  a number used to express the apparent relative intelligence of a person: as a :  the ratio of the mental age (as reported on a standardized test) to the chronological age multiplied by 100 b :  a score determined by one's performance on a standardized intelligence test relative to the average performance of others of the same age

  2. 2 :  proficiency in or knowledge of a specified subject <nobody questioned his hockey IQ>

Examples of iq in a sentence

  1. They wanted me to take an IQ test.

  2. <he has a movie IQ that is off the charts>

Origin and Etymology of iq

intelligence quotient


First Known Use: 1920


IQ Defined for English Language Learners


IQ

play
noun \ˌī-ˈkyü\

Definition of IQ for English Language Learners

  • : a number that represents your intelligence and that is based on your score on a special test


IQ Defined for Kids

IQ

play
noun \ˌī-ˈkyü\

Definition of IQ for Students

  1. :  a number that represents a person's level of intelligence based on the score of a special test


Medical Dictionary

IQ

play
noun \ˌī-ˈkyü\

Medical Definition of IQ

  1. :  a number used to express the apparent relative intelligence of a person based on the results of standardized testing: asa:  the ratio of the mental age (as reported on a standardized test) to the chronological age multiplied by 100b:  a score determined by one's performance on a standardized intelligence test relative to the average performance of others of the same age

Origin and Etymology of iq

intelligence quotient



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