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Adjective: capable  key-pu-bul
  1. (usually followed by 'of') having capacity or ability
    "capable of winning"; "capable of hard work"; "capable of walking on two feet"
     
  2. Possibly accepting or permitting
    "a passage capable of misinterpretation";
    - open, subject
     
  3. (followed by 'of') having the temperament or inclination for
    "no one believed her capable of murder"
     
  4. Having the requisite qualities for
    - adequate to, equal to, up to
     
  5. Having the skills and qualifications to do things well
    "a capable administrator"; "children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable";
    - able

See also: able, adequate, capability, capableness, competent, confident, equal, potentiality, resourceful, surefooted, sure-footed, susceptible

Antonym: incapable

Encyclopedia: Capable