Here is the meaning of the word, ART
Art ( ) - The second person singular, indicative mode, present tense, of the substantive verb Be; but formed after the analogy of the plural are, with the ending -t, as in thou shalt, wilt, orig. an ending of the second person sing. pret. Cf. Be. Now used only in solemn or poetical style.
Art ( n. ) - A system of rules serving to facilitate the performance of certain actions; a system of principles and rules for attaining a desired end; method of doing well some special work; -- often contradistinguished from science or speculative principles; as, the art of building or engraving; the art of war; the art of navigation.
Art ( n. ) - Cunning; artifice; craft.
Art ( n. ) - Learning; study; applied knowledge, science, or letters.
Art ( n. ) - Skill, dexterity, or the power of performing certain actions, acquired by experience, study, or observation; knack; as, a man has the art of managing his business to advantage.
Art ( n. ) - Skillful plan; device.
Art ( n. ) - The application of skill to the production of the beautiful by imitation or design, or an occupation in which skill is so employed, as in painting and sculpture; one of the fine arts; as, he prefers art to literature.
Art ( n. ) - The black art; magic.
Art ( n. ) - The employment of means to accomplish some desired end; the adaptation of things in the natural world to the uses of life; the application of knowledge or power to practical purposes.
Art ( n. ) - The systematic application of knowledge or skill in effecting a desired result. Also, an occupation or business requiring such knowledge or skill.
Art ( n. ) - Those branches of learning which are taught in the academical course of colleges; as, master of arts.