Capable meaning

kā'pə-bəl
The definition of capable is having the skills to do something well.

An example of capable is a carpenter who can do a good job and work quickly.

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Having capacity or ability; efficient and able.

A capable administrator.

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Having the ability required for a specific task or accomplishment; qualified.

Capable of winning.

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Having the inclination or disposition.

Capable of violence.

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Permitting an action to be performed.

An error capable of remedy; a camera capable of being used underwater.

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Having ability; able to do things well; skilled; competent.
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Able and efficient; having the ability needed for a specific task; having the disposition to do something; permitting or being susceptible to something.

She is capable and efficient.

He does not need help; he is capable of eating on his own.

As everyone knew, he was capable of violence when roused.

That fact is not capable of proof.

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Origin of capable

Late Latin capābilis from capere to take kap- in Indo-European roots