an ability, natural or acquired, for a particular kind of action: a faculty for making friends easily.
one of the powers of the mind, as memory, reason, or speech: Though very sick, he is in full possession of all his faculties.
an inherent capability of the body: the faculties of sight and hearing.
exceptional ability or aptitude: a president with a faculty for management.
Education. the entire teaching and administrative force of a university, college, or school. one of the departments of learning, as theology, medicine, or law, in a university. the teaching body, sometimes with the students, in any of these departments.