Definition and Meanings for capable
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Part of Speech of capable
Etymology of capable
Meaning of capable
- possessing ability, qualification, or susceptibility; having capacity; of sufficient size or strength; as, a room capable of holding a large number; a castle capable of resisting a long assault.
- possessing adequate power; qualified; able; fully competent; as, a capable instructor; a capable judge; a mind capable of nice investigations.
- possessing legal power or capacity; as, a man capable of making a contract, or a will.
- capacious; large; comprehensive.