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Definition of Capable

Capable
Capable Ca"pa*ble, a. [F. capable, LL. capabilis capacious, capable, fr. L. caper to take, contain. See Heave.] 1. 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. Concious of joy and capable of pain. --Prior. 2. Possessing adequate power; qualified; able; fully competent; as, a capable instructor; a capable judge; a mind capable of nice investigations. More capable to discourse of battles than to give them. --Motley. 3. Possessing legal power or capacity; as, a man capable of making a contract, or a will. 4. Capacious; large; comprehensive. [Obs.] --Shak. Note: Capable is usually followed by of, sometimes by an infinitive. Syn: Able; competent; qualified; fitted; efficient; effective; skillful.

Meaning of Capable from wikipedia

- Look up capable in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Capable may refer to: USS Capable (AM-155), a World War II minesweeper USNS Capable, an ocean surveillance...
- have been named Capable. USS Capable (AM-155), was a minesweeper launched 16 November 1942, and commissioned 5 December 1943. Capable was decommissioned...
- amphibious ****ault ships, are capable of carrying aircraft. A majority of United States Navy ships have at least a helipad, capable of landing medium-sized...
- operations capable may refer to: Special operations-capable forces, a term used by the British Armed Forces Maritime Special Operations Capable (MARSOC)...
- In mathematics, in the realm of group theory, a group is said to be capable if it occurs as the inner automorphism group of some group. These groups were...
- Singles Chart, but peaked at number six on the NZ Hot Singles Chart. "Capable of Love" did not enter the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart, but peaked at number...
- Capable of Honor is a 1966 political novel written by Allen Drury. It is the second sequel to Advise and Consent, for which Drury was awarded the Pulitzer...
- USNS Capable (T-AGOS-16) was a Stalwart-class modified tactical auxiliary general ocean surveillance ship of the United States Navy in service from 1989...
- involve secondary or collateral legal consequences; questions that are "capable of repetition, yet evading review"; and questions involving class actions...
- Marine expeditionary unit (special operations capable) (MEU(SOC)) is a program created by the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and the United States...