1
[ noun ] the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally

Synonyms

capableness

Examples

"he worked to the limits of his capability"

Used in print

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

Companies of all types have made great advances in production capabilities and efficiencies - in modern equipment and new processes , enlarged R_+_D facilities , faster new product development .

(Philip Reaves, "Who Rules the Marriage Bed?"...)

Not surprisingly , Dr._Ellis says , some recently enlightened wives are out_to claim these capabilities .

(Grants-in-Aid and Other Financial Assistance...)

To assist the States , therefore , in rehabilitating handicapped individuals , `` so that they may prepare for and engage in remunerative employment to the extent of their capabilities '' , the 83_rd_Congress enacted the Vocational_Rehabilitation_Amendments_of_1954 ( P._L. 565 ) .

(Public Papers of the Presidents of the U.S. D. D....)

- The deterrent power of our Armed_Forces comes from both their nuclear retaliatory capability and their capability to conduct other essential operations in any form of war .

- The deterrent power of our Armed_Forces comes from both their nuclear retaliatory capability and their capability to conduct other essential operations in any form of war .

2
[ noun ] the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment

Synonyms

capacity

Examples

"the capability of a metal to be fused"

Related terms

susceptibility activity

3
[ noun ] an aptitude that may be developed
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