- third-person singular of smart
- In the context of "informal": (chiefly US) intelligence; smartness
- 1981, Philip K. Dick, Valis, ISBN 0-553-20594-3, p. 36
- A lot can be said for the infinite mercies of God, but the smarts of a good pharmacist, when you get down to it, is worth more.
- 2007, Fern Michaels, Free Fall, page 142
- "Guess that was a stupid question. Either you're smart or you're not. I am not book smart but I have street smarts. I think street smarts are important.
Smarts may be:
Vernunft, acuity, acuteness, adroitness, aptitude, aptness, brain, braininess, brains, brightness, brilliance, clear thinking, cleverness, conception, dexterity, discourse of reason, discursive reason, esprit, flair, genius, giftedness, gifts, gray matter, head, headpiece, intellect, intellection, intellectual faculty, intelligence, keen-wittedness, keenness, mens, mental alertness, mental capacity, mentality, mercurial mind, mind, native cleverness, nimble mind, nimble-wittedness, nimbleness, nous, power of reason, psyche, quick parts, quick thinking, quick wit, quick-wittedness, quickness, ratio, rationality, ready wit, reason, reasoning, reasoning faculty, savvy, sharp-wittedness, sharpness, smartness, sprightly wit, talent, understanding