The definition of capable is having the skills to do something well.(adjective)
An example of capable is a carpenter who can do a good job and work quickly.
See capable in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < LL capabilis < L capere, to take: see have
See capable in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Late Latin capābilis
Origin: , from capere, to take; see kap- in Indo-European roots.
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