A body of a men to whom any specific right or privilege is granted; formerly, the graduates in any of the four departments of a university or college (Philosophy, Law, Medicine, or Theology), to whom was granted the right of teaching (profitendi or docendi) in the department in which they had studied; at present, the members of a profession itself; as, the medical faculty; the legal faculty, etc.
The body of person to whom are intrusted the government and instruction of a college or university, or of one of its departments; the president, professors, and tutors in a college.
Department (i.e. Faculty of Science or History Faculty).
A faculty is a grouping of academic departments that are grouped together for teaching, research and administrative purposes. For example Faculty of Science, Faculty of Law, etc. Sometimes they are also called Schools, e.g. School of Health Studies etc.
Ability to act or perform, whether inborn or cultivated; capacity for any natural function; especially, an original mental power or capacity for any of the well-known classes of mental activity; psychical or soul capacity; capacity for any of the leading kinds of soul activity, as knowledge, feeling, volition; intellectual endowment or gift; power; as, faculties of the mind or the soul.
Special mental endowment; characteristic knack.
faculty is a capacity or power for vital operation. Faculties are distinct from the substance which possesses and uses them, for the immediate exercise of vital operations. Some of man's faculties belong to the living body, some belong to the soul. These facts are the psychological basis for admitting faculties (from facere, to do), capacities ( capax, from capere, to hold), or powers (from posse, to be able; the Scholastics generally use the corresponding Latin term potentiæ).
a capacity or power that can be conditioned or habituated to act one way rather than another
Power; prerogative or attribute of office.
inherent power or ability
one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
an ability , skill , or power